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Songs that should have been covered on Sesame Street

Discussion in 'Sesame Street' started by minor muppetz, Aug 6, 2006.

  1. Super Scooter

    Super Scooter New Member

    Whenever I hear the song "Let it Be", I think Sesame Street should cover it as "Letter B".
  2. mikebennidict

    mikebennidict New Member

    they did.
  3. Super Scooter

    Super Scooter New Member

    er, yeah... someone corrected me on that...
  4. Medbe Monster

    Medbe Monster New Member

    The SS Cast should've sang Frank Sinatra's New York New York.
  5. Barry Lee

    Barry Lee Active Member

    They did sing that on "The Night of 100 Stars" along with Fozzie, Gonzo, Kermit and the TMS gang. Around the mid to-late 80's.
  6. mikebennidict

    mikebennidict New Member

    Were talking about SS not TMS.
  7. Barry Lee

    Barry Lee Active Member

    Yeah I know, BUT the Sesame Street cast sang along with the TMS cast. Thats why I brought it up.
  8. mikebennidict

    mikebennidict New Member

    Oh. I see.

    So sorry.
  9. muppet maniac

    muppet maniac Well-Known Member

    ...Oh, and you know what? I just realized that they DID feature a cover of "All Together Now" on Sesame Street during its first season! Learn something new everyday...

    Some more ideas:

    * "This Diamond Ring" (The Anything Muppets)

    * "Happy Together" (sung to a large letter U)

    * (concept same as above, but it's this one song called "You Were On My Mind" or something like that. It was from the 60s, and I remember seeing it on some infomercial for the "60s Gold" CD collection")
  10. mikebennidict

    mikebennidict New Member

    Believe it or not there was an R&B artist named Eddie Floyd who in the late 60's did record a song called Big Bird but certainly had nothing to do with the SS character. But if he'd had amde an appearance on the show it would of been a very interesting skit.

    Floyd is probably better know for a 1966 hit called Knock On Wood.
  11. Muppet dude

    Muppet dude Active Member

    I think a song that "Sesame Street" should've covered was "Chicken Soup With Rice," with lyrics by Maurice Sendak and singing by Carole King! This was from the "Really Rosie" TV special. I can picture a female Anything Muppet lip-synching to Carole King's vocals as other Muppets perform the various representations of the month.
  12. TotallySpiesFan

    TotallySpiesFan New Member

    James Taylor could've sang "You've Got a Friend" in the street scene.
  13. TotallySpiesFan

    TotallySpiesFan New Member

    "MacArthur Park" could be sung by a group of AM's in 1970.
  14. TotallySpiesFan

    TotallySpiesFan New Member

    "Do You Know Where You're Going To?" could be sung by Pussycats member Josie in an animated "Sesame Street" segment in 1976.
  15. mikebennidict

    mikebennidict New Member

    Helen Reddy I Am Women.

    A song that was considered thbe Women's Lib Movemment song when relased in 1972.

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