I LOVE MUPPETS
Posted 01 April 2008 - 07:59 PM
Posted 01 April 2008 - 08:44 PM
Released 1977 by Arista Records. Produced by Jim Henson, with the help of Peter Harris. LP and cassette.
Arista released this terrific collection of songs from the first season of "The Muppet Show". The same cover was also used on the front of the Muppet Show lunchbox (1978).
The Muppet Show album achieved Gold and Platinum status in both the United States and the United Kingdom. This album also won a Grammy in the "Best Recording for Children" category.
The UK version of this record (released on PYE) features two bonus tracks, "Pachalafaka" and "Hugga Wugga", as mentioned below. The UK record also includes a Gatefold cover which has a large picture of Kermit squatting under the Muppet Show logo, with pictures of the characters surrounding him from the first season. The same picture of Kermit is used on the large 3-D promotional poster. The back of the UK cover also features a picture of Droop on a motorcycle.
1. The Muppet Show (The Entire Cast)
2. Mississippi Mud
3. Mahna Mahna
4. The Great Gonzo Eats a Rubber Tire to "The Flight of the Bumble Bee"
5. Mr. Bassman (As Sung by Floyd and Scooter)
6. Cottleston Pie (As Sung by Rowlf)
7. The Amazing Marvin Suggs and his Muppaphone Play "Lady of Spain"
* Pachalafaka (UK release)
8. Lydia the Tattooed Lady (As Sung by Kermit)
9. Halfway Down the Stairs (As Sung by Kermit's nephew, Robin)
1. Tenderly (As Sung by Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem)
2. I'm In Love with a Big Blue Frog
3. Tit Willow (As Sung by Rowlf and Sam the Eagle)
4. Veterinarian's Hospital (A Soap Opera)
5. Simon Smith and His Amazing Dancing Bear (As Sung by Scooter and danced by Fozzie)
6. What Now My Love? (As Sung by Miss Piggy)
7. A Monologue by Fozzie Bear (With the assistance of Kermit)
* Hugga Wugga (UK release)
8. Trees (As Sung by Wayne and Wanda)
9. Sax and Violence (With Saxophone by Zoot)
10. Bein' Green (As Sung by Kermit)
The Muppet Show 2 (1978)
Released 1978 by Arista Records. Produced by Jim Henson, with the help of Peter Harris. LP and cassette.
Here's another collection of songs and sketches from "The Muppet Show", this time from the second season. This record came in a neat picture sleeve which features pictures of various Muppets under the opening theme arches. The picture sleeve was included on a Gateway cover with the UK release (PYE Records).
1. The Muppet Show Theme
2. Baby Face
3. There's A New Sound (As Sung by Scooter)
4. A Monologue (By Fozzie Bear)
5. Cuento Le Gusta (As Sung by Miss Piggy and The Pigs)
6. Who (As Sung by Zelda and Her Singing Owl)
7. Time In A Bottle
8. An Editorial by Sam the Eagle
10. At The Dance
12. Just One Person
1. Happy Feet (As Sung by Kermit)
2. Pigs In Space
3. I'm Five (As Sung by Robin)
4. Sea Chantey (Link Hogthrob, Scooter, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Robin)
5. New York State of Mind (As Sung by Floyd)
6. The Pig Calypso
7. When (As Sung by Rowlf)
8. A Gypsy's Violin
9. Wishing Song (As Sung by Gonzo)
10. Animal Sings Gershwin
11. For What It's Worth
12. We Got Us
13. Closing Theme
Posted 01 April 2008 - 08:48 PM
Posted 01 April 2008 - 08:57 PM
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this goddamn song has been in my head all day
april fools assholes
i saw that earlier today and knew it would be on the board in no time.
"i hate this fucking machine i don't know how the fuck to use it i hate your fucking guts i'm gonna make my own fucking music"
Posted 01 April 2008 - 09:55 PM
Posted 01 April 2008 - 10:11 PM
Posted 01 April 2008 - 10:46 PM
Posted 02 April 2008 - 07:45 AM
Alice Cooper singing "Welcome To My Nightmare" with 6 foot tall Muppet monsters
Rudolf Nureyev danced "Swine Lake" with a huge lady pig
Steve Martin accidentally booked as a guest during audition night
Coolest Muppet, really. Didja know his name was "Sgt." Floyd Pepper? You knew he and Janice would get it on after a gig with a couple lids and a bottle of tequila.
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