You know.. Something got me thinking about this before. if it's really illegal to sing public performances of Happy Birthday in public, why dosen't someone come up with a new version? i was thinking of something along a rock version.. 'Happy Birthday, Oh Yeah! Happy Birthday, Oh Yeah! it's your Birthday.... you where born in 1926, in the state of NJ, to...(here, the artist puts in as mny facts, and it could turn into a challen to see how many they can sing in one verse without getting tired) Happy Birthday, Oh yeah!' The guy who does those Slim Jim commercials could be the official singer .