Good Morning Starshine" is a pop song from the musical (1967). It was a No. 3 hit in the United States in July 1969 and a No. 6 hit in the United Kingdom in October 1969, for the singer Hair Oliver.
History [ edit ]
"Good Morning Starshine" is a song from the second act of the musical,
Hair (1967). The song is performed by the character Sheila, played Off-Broadway in 1967 by Jill O'Hara and by Lynn Kellogg in the original 1968 Broadway production. In the 1979 film version of the musical, Sheila is portrayed by Beverly D'Angelo. 
Chart performance [ edit ]
Weekly charts [ edit ]
Year-end charts [ edit ]
Billboard Hot 100  43
U.S. Adult Contemporary (
Billboard)  24
Cover versions [ edit ]
Artists who have recorded covers of the song [ edit ]
Andy Williams with the Osmond Brothers, (1969) Get Together with Andy Williams 
Gary Lewis and the Playboys, (1969) Rhythm of the Rain
Strawberry Alarm Clock, (1969) Good Morning Starshine
Chris Clark, (1969) CC Rides Again
Björn Skifs (1969, as "God morgon stjärnljus") scoring a  Svensktoppen hit for two weeks. 
Sahlee Quizon, daughter of Dolphy and Engracia (Gracia) Dominguez, under Vicor Records (1970)
Hugo Montenegro, Colours of Love (1970)
Roger Whittaker, (1971) The Last Farewell
Lars Lönndahl (1971, as "God morgon stjärnljus") scoring a 1972  Svensktoppen hit for two weeks. 
Elaine Paige, (1983) Stages 
Sarah Brightman, (1990) As I Came of Age
Sharon, Lois & Bram, (1995) Let's Dance!
Anna-Lotta Larsson (2004, as "God morgon stjärnljus") 
Serena Ryder, (2006) If Your Memory Serves You Well
Mort Garson, Electronic Hair Pieces (1969) (instrumental) 
Artists who have performed/recorded the song live [ edit ]
Appearances in other media [ edit ]
An instrumental version was used as the theme to WEWS'
and The Alan Douglas Morning Exchange from 1972 until the mid-1980s. The Morning Exchange In 1977, the cast performed the song on an episode
of . The Brady Bunch Variety Hour The Capitol Steps comedy group did a song parody, "Good Morning Starbucks".
episode "Superstitious Stimpy" (1995), Stimpy uses the lyrics as an incantation to ward off evil on The Ren & Stimpy Show Tuesday the 17th. In a 1996 episode of
, called "Life Could Be a Dream," Joe sings a couple lyrics during a fantasy sequence. Wings In the movie
(1996), the villain, Trevor Thomas (played by Tim Matheson) (who posed as Roy Martin, Carol's first husband), ate psychoactive A Very Brady Sequel mushrooms in spaghetti that Alice cooked for him, and he daydreamed being in another world with this song. In the
episode "The Last Shout (1996), the main character, Edina Monsoon, imagines this song being sung by dancing hippies. Absolutely Fabulous In
episode " The Simpsons The Springfield Files" (1997), the townspeople, Leonard Nimoy, Chewbacca, Dana Scully, and Fox Mulder all sing "Good Morning Starshine". 
Burger King used the song in an advertisement in the late 1990s. In the film
(2000), the song was background music for the Thursday morning July 17, 1969 scene. The Dish Lyrics from the song are sung in
episode " The Simpsons Simpson Safari" (2001). In the movie
(2005), the character Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Willy Wonka welcomed the children with lyrics from "Good Morning Starshine".  In the movie
, when the bar reopens as a dinner theater, Connie ( Connie and Carla Nia Vardalos) says the guys should enter from the back of the house on "Good Morning, Starshine". They enter, singing the opening verse of the song. (This does not appear in the soundtrack of the film that was released, however.) In the television sitcom
, Steven Keaton ( Family Ties Michael Gross) sings some lyrics from the song through his puppets, "Fluffy" and "Marv" in the episode, "It's My Party, Part 2", which originally aired on August 13, 1987. The song is featured in the ending of
Maelström by Canadian director Denis Villeneuve
References [ edit ]
^ D'Angelo filmography from imdb.com Retrieved 02-08-09.
^ "Australian Chart Book". Austchartbook.com.au. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05 . Retrieved . 2016-09-29
^ "flavour of new zealand - search listener". Flavourofnz.co.nz . Retrieved . 2016-09-29
^ UK Official Chart Archive, 09.08.1969
^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 8th Edition (Billboard Publications), page 468.
^ Hyatt, Wesley (1999). The Billboard Book of #1 Adult Contemporary Hits (Billboard Publications), page 76.
^ "Top 100 Hits of 1969/Top 100 Songs of 1969". Musicoutfitters.com . Retrieved . 2016-09-29
^ Top Records on 1969 (Based on Billboard Charts)", , December 27, 1969. pp. 16-17. Accessed December 7, 2016. Billboard
^ "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head/Get Together with Andy Williams - Andy Williams". allmusic.com. Rovi Corporation . Retrieved . 18 October 2010
^ "Kom nu" (in Swedish). Svensk mediedatabas. 1969 . Retrieved . 24 August 2014
^ "Svensktoppen" (in Swedish). Sveriges Radio. 1969 . Retrieved . 24 August 2014
^ "Tiden går" (in Swedish). Svensk mediedatabas. 1971 . Retrieved . 24 August 2014
^ "Svensktoppen" (in Swedish). Sveriges Radio. 1972 . Retrieved . 24 August 2014
^ "Stages - Elaine Paige". allmusic.com. Rovi Corporation . Retrieved . 18 October 2010
^ "Känn en doft av kärleken" (in Swedish). Svensk mediedatabas. 2004 . Retrieved . 24 August 2014
^ "Discogs: Mort Garson - Electronic Hair Pieces". Discogs.com. 2017 . Retrieved . 21 June 2017
^ Reid Harrison (Writer), Steven Dean Moore (Director) (1997-01-12). " The Springfield Files". . Season 8. Episode 163. FOX. The Simpsons
^ Johnny Depp (Willy Wonka), Tim Burton (Director) (2005-07-10). (Motion picture). Warner Bros Charlie and the Chocolate Factory . Retrieved . 2008-04-11 Willy Wonka: Good morning, starshine... the earth says hello!
External links [ edit ]