|Music by||Joe Raposo|
|Lyrics by||Mark Saltzman|
|Publisher|| Instructional Children's Music Inc.,|
Jonico Music Inc.,
Sesame Street Inc.
"A New Way to Walk" is a celebration of pedestrianism and the individual, as performed by The Oinker Sisters, with Ivy Austin singing the lead vocal.
The original 1980s version featured Old MacDonald introducing the music video ("for fans of good music and pork bellies"), and was filmed in front of a black background. The song features MTV-style captions that refer to "Deutsche Hamaphone Records" at the beginning of the music video.
A new version was filmed in 1993 (EKA: Episode 3233), intercutting the Oinker Sisters with shots of children in the park, and prominently featured tap dancing by Savion. As with early all-star epics like "Put Down the Duckie" and "Monster in the Mirror", a raft of celebrities also appeared, including Bill Irwin and David Shiner (interacting with Savion), Maya Angelou, Garth Brooks, Ruth Buzzi (as Gladys Ormphby), Michael Chang, John Goodman, Kevin Kline, Cheech Marin, the Neville Brothers, Rosie O'Donnell, Bert (footage from "Doin' the Pigeon"), Marisa Tomei and Sally Jessy Raphael.
- The Sesame Street cast performed it in the 1997 Sesame Street Live show Elmo's Coloring Book.
- Destiny's Child performed the song with Elmo, Zoe, and Grover in 2002. (First: Episode 3984)
- Miles and Gabi sang this song in a 2002 episode.
- On Plaza Sésamo, Ha*Ash performed this song with Lola.
- In the 1993 remake, the Oinker Sisters are puppeteered by David Rudman, Joey Mazzarino and Jim Kroupa. Savion Glover choreographed the on-location dancing scenes.
- Sing: Songs of Joe Raposo (1992)
- Sesame Street Celebrates! (1994)
- Elmo's Coloring Book (1997, Sesame Street Live version)
- Hot! Hot! Hot! Dance Songs (1997)
- Songs from the Street (2003, with Destiny's Child)
- Elmo's Dance Party (2012)
- Dance Along! (1990) (original version, introduction removed)
- Get Up and Dance (1997, celebrity version)
- Sesame Sings Karaoke (Miles and Gabi and Destiny's Child's version)
- 40 Years of Sunny Days (2009, Destiny's Child version)
- The Best of Elmo 2 (2010, Destiny's Child version)
- Singing with the Stars (2011, Destiny's Child version)
- The Sesame Street Songbook (1992 edition only)
- Sesame Street: 20 and Still Counting (1989, original version, clip)
- Sesame Street Jam: A Musical Celebration (1994, celebrity version)
- Sesame Street All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! (1994, 1993 version, clip)