Oklahoma Church Members Find Musical Inspiration In Their Kitchens They began with appliances opening and closing. Then added percussion on coffee mugs, bowls and a wine glass — the buzz of a blender, a toaster, kitchen timer until: "Don't Worry, Be Happy."
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Oklahoma Church Members Find Musical Inspiration In Their Kitchens

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Oklahoma Church Members Find Musical Inspiration In Their Kitchens

Oklahoma Church Members Find Musical Inspiration In Their Kitchens

Oklahoma Church Members Find Musical Inspiration In Their Kitchens

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They began with appliances opening and closing. Then added percussion on coffee mugs, bowls and a wine glass — the buzz of a blender, a toaster, kitchen timer until: "Don't Worry, Be Happy."

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm David Greene. Members of an Oklahoma church found inspiration in their kitchens during a Zoom call to recreate a song for our times. It started with appliances opening and closing.

(SOUNDBITE OF BANGING KITCHEN APPLIANCES)

GREENE: Then they added percussion on coffee mugs, also bowls and a wine glass. The buzz of a blender, a toaster a kitchen timer, until...

(SOUNDBITE OF BOBBY MCFERRIN SONG, "DON'T WORRY, BE HAPPY")

GREENE: "Don't Worry, Be Happy."

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