Canta y sé feliz
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|"Canta y sé feliz"|
|Single by Peret|
|from the album Peret|
|Songwriter(s)||Pedro Pubill Calaf|
|Peret singles chronology|
|Eurovision Song Contest 1974 entry|
Pedro Pubill Calaf
Rafael de Ibarbia Serra
|◄ "Eres tú" (1973)|
|"Tú volverás" (1975) ►|
"Canta y sé feliz" (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkanta i ˈse feˈliθ], "Sing and Be Happy") is a song composed and recorded by Spanish singer Peret. It is best known as the Spanish entry at the Eurovision Song Contest 1974 in Brighton, United Kingdom.
The song is an up-tempo belonging to the Catalan rumba genre, with both music and lyrics by Pedro Pubill Calaf - Peret himself.
On the night of the final, the song performed in the third position, following United Kingdom's Olivia Newton-John singing "Long Live Love" and preceding Norway's Anne-Karine Strøm with "The First Day of Love", and at the close of the voting had received 10 points, placing 9th in a field of 17.
- Official Eurovision Song Contest site, history by year, 1974.
- Detailed info and lyrics, The Diggiloo Thrush, "Canta y sé feliz".
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