5 pages | PDF | 1.2 MBPut on a Happy Face is a popular song written by Lee Adams and Charles Strouse for the musical Bye Bye Birdie. The song provides a positive outlook and encourages listeners to "put on a happy face" despite hardships and disappointments. The song is in E major and C# minor and it has 79 measures. It features a light-hearted and jaunty melody which is complimented by uplifting and motivating lyrics. It provides a reminder to stay resilient despite difficult moments and to take on the world with a smile.