Song facts: “Three Little Birds” was released in 1980. It’s thought the song was inspired by birds he was fond of that used to fly and sit near Bob Marley’s home. Others say it was inspired by three female singers from the group I Threes who often did shows with Marley.

Harmonica type: diatonic

 8    -8 7  7 -8  9   8   
Don't worry about a thing
  7   -10 -10 -10 -10 -10
'Cause ev'ry  little thing
-10-10 10 -10 9
Gonna  be alright
 8 -9     -9  9 -10 7 -8  9  8    
Singin' don't worry about a thing
   7   -10 -10 -10-10  -10
'Cause  ev'ry  little thing
-10-10 10 -10 9
Gonna  be alright

 7   -8   7   8  8 
Rise up this morning
  8     -9   8   8 -8  -8 
Smiled with the rising sun
 -10  -10 9  -10    -10 -10  9 -10 -9        
Three little birds pitch by my doorstep
-10 10   -10   9
Singin' sweet songs
8  8 -9  9   9   -9  -8 
Of melodies pure and true
8  9    7   7  7   7 -8   7   8 -8 7  
Sayin' this is my message to you-u-u   

8 -9    -9    9 -10  7 -8  9   8    
Singin' don't worry  about a thing
   7   -10 -10 -10-10  -10
'Cause  ev'ry  little thing
-10-10 10 -10 9
Gonna  be alright

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