Abe Burrows (1910-1985) was a composer and writer whose career began in old-time radio (including The Danny Kaye Show) and later included writing Broadway shows, notably Guys and Dolls and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and script-doctoring others. He is the father of television director James Burrows.
Five songs by Abe Burrows have been used on The Muppet Show:
- "A Gypsy's Violin" in Episode 219
- "When" in Episode 219
- "Memory Lane" in Episode 219's UK Spot
- "Sea Chantey" in Episode 220
- "Carbon Paper" in Episode 302 and Episode 412