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Your 10 Favorite Sesame Street Songs

Discussion in 'Classic Sesame Street' started by TravellingMatt, May 31, 2003.

  1. Zet

    Zet New Member

    it's very hard to pick 10...currently I'd say (in no particular order):

    Animated:

    *Jazzy Spies
    (Smy Guiley: I believe this is the correct name for the series, as mentioned on TV Land special IIRC.
    I know, I know...I can't get used to it and much prefer "spies/racecars")

    *Capital I
    *King Minus (well it's a song to me anyway)
    *Seasons (first time I heard this as an adult I got transported back 20+ years in an instant!)

    Live:

    *Weaverbird
    *Little Things
    *Starfish
    *Go Ahead & Touch
    *Seahorse
    *a live film about a river, with a man and young girl "narrating"...music is a trumpet with mute. I'll probably post a seperate request for it eventually but if by chance someone recognizes it & has it on video please let me know, would love to work a trade for this.
  2. Zet

    Zet New Member

    yup, unrecognizable is THE word...I've listened to it over and over and I still don't know!

    7.
    lol...good point, never heard anyone say that but you're absolutely right...heard it so much I just never thought of it

    8.
    I named it "Eleven Animated Funk" on my Sesame CD!
    What about that long drum fill? God!
    Love it

    -Z
  3. Don'tLiveonMoon

    Don'tLiveonMoon New Member

    I just had to tell you, Smy Guiley, that I love your user name!! :p
    Erin
  4. Zet

    Zet New Member

    Jellyman, The Ballad of Casey McPhee is on "C is FOr Cookie - Cookie's Favorite Songs" CD, so grab yerself a copy! I got mine at Circuit City of all places, I think it was $5.

    Can't remember if there was a Cookie LP right now but if you're into vinyl you might want to check online for the track listing.

    Also got to thank you for the "Mary Had A Bicycle" flash, absolute classic.
  5. Smy Guiley

    Smy Guiley New Member

    You know EXACTLY what song I'm talking about. And BTW I was thinking of doing up a CD of rare tracks myself! Anyway, yup! That awesome drum fill doesn't sound like it's ever going to end and then it seems to come in at a weird place again. (I'm a drummer myself so these things stick out to me!)
  6. Smy Guiley

    Smy Guiley New Member

    Thanks, Erin! I wanted to be "Orange Oscar" but the system wouldn't let me so I thought of this one. Everyone like my avatar? I'm going to keep grabbing cool vintage stuff and changing it I think just to keep everyone on their toes!

    later
    eric
  7. Don'tLiveonMoon

    Don'tLiveonMoon New Member

    You're welcome, Eric. And yes, your avatar is groovy! :cool:
    Erin
  8. Zet

    Zet New Member

    hey I just posted in Bumble thread that you should check this out, you beat me to it!

    on that subject, do you (anyone reading this) know of a good, free web host? I have a lot of songs in APE (lossless) format that I would like to share. I'm looking for fast/larger bandwidth, don't care about banners or popups since I can easily tell any guests how to avoid them.

    yes indeed, caught it too...I think it's spliced together : )
    -Z
  9. SillyJoeBob

    SillyJoeBob New Member

    "The Letter 'N'" by Nick Normal and the Nickmatics
    "Born to Add" by Bruce Stringbean
    "Rebel L" by Billy Idle
    "Danger!" (some kind of arena rock parody band of the 80's)
    "Wet Paint" by How Brown Now and the Moo Wave
    "Healthy Food" by Cookie Monster and some group of singing vegetables
    "Do de Rubber Duck" by Ernie and a bunch of other Muppets
    "Pinball Number Count for #12"
    "The Lambaba" by the Count and 54 lambs
    "Letter B" by the Beetles

    SillyJoeBob
  10. Soul H

    Soul H New Member

    My top Ten favourite Sesame Street songs were:

    10. Thinking of U
    9. Count Up To 9
    8. Dangers No Stranger
    7. Mad
    6. This is My J
    5. Count It Higher
    4. Honk Around The Clock
    3. The 10 Commandments of Health
    2. Cookie Disco

    And the number 1 song is:

    1. Soul H
  11. Don'tLiveonMoon

    Don'tLiveonMoon New Member

    Yay! Somebody else whose user name comes from their favorite Sesame Street song!! :)
    Erin
  12. ssetta

    ssetta Active Member

    No offense, but "Soul H" is actually from 1995. I'm surprised someone picked their #1 song as a newer one.
  13. drmusic_99

    drmusic_99 New Member

    Let's see... in no particular order:

    "Some... and None"
    "Telephone Rock"
    "Imagination"
    "The National Association of W Lovers"
    "Pat Your Tummy"
    "Capital I"
    "Jazzy Spies"
    "J Jump"
    "Cookie" (Theme from Shaft spoof)
    "Letter B"
    "On the Subway"
    "Rubber Duckie"
  14. well, thanks to muppet radio, i just now rediscovered one of my all time favourites!! the two headed monster and cab calloway singing the hi do ho man!! you all should see me dancing around the room, this is bliss!!!!

    :sing:
  15. SillyJoeBob

    SillyJoeBob New Member

    I LOVE that one! (even though I forgot to mention it)

    That's also one of my all-time favorites! (although "The Letter N" is my #1 fave). I also like "When I'm Calling 'U'" by Jeanette and Nelson (a husband-and-wife Anything Muppet pair). That's all for now!

    SillyJoeBob
  16. Lemonzinger

    Lemonzinger New Member

    No one thus far has mentioned my favorite Sesame song of all time:

    Chris and the Alphabets singing "Alive".

    They eat and breathe and grow, and that is how you know, oh oh yeah yeah yeah they're alive!


    Rich
  17. muppetmayhem

    muppetmayhem Member

    does anybody know where you can find and play some of these songs? I vaguely remember any of these songs!
  18. Soul H

    Soul H New Member

    No offense taken. It's just that Soul H is the only rock song Sesame Street did about the letter H.
  19. Greedo

    Greedo New Member

    1. If Moon Was a Cookie (Cookie Monster)
    2. The Batty Bat (The Count)
    3. My Furry Little Shadow (Grover)
    4. Stick Out Your Hand and Say Hello (Rick Moranis and Bert)
    5. Be My Echo (Madeline Kahn and Grover)
    6. But I Like You (Bert and Ernie)
    7. Me Lost Me Cookie at the Disco (Cookie Monster)
    8. Put Down the Ducky (Ernie, Hoot)
    9. Dee Dee Dee (ernie and Cookie)
    10. It's Hip to be a Square
  20. muppetfan89

    muppetfan89 Member

    My top 10 favorites:

    1. What's the name of that song?
    2. ABC-EFG-HIJ
    3. I Love Trash
    4. Three of these things
    5. Who are the People in your Neigborhood?
    6. Rubber Duckie
    7. C is for Cookie
    8. Doin' the Pegein
    9. Do the Rubber Duck
    10. I've got a new way to walk.


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