|Written by||Christopher Cerf|
|Publisher||Splotched Animal Music Company|
"Born to Add" is a Sesame Street song that parodies Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run," and also borrows heavily from "Jungleland," another Springsteen tune. It was performed by Bruce Stringbean, Clarice, and the S Street Band.
- The song (and the album that was named after it) was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Recording for Children, but it lost to the Michael Jackson-narrated read-along album from E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.
- In Sesame Street Unpaved and Sesame Workshop's parody of Facebook titled "Muppetbook" that was created for the 40th season of Sesame Street, it states that Count von Count's favorite songs are "Born to Add" and "Count on Me."
- Born to Add (1983, 1993 and 1995 editions)
- Learning to Add and Subtract (1987, ending edited)
- Best of Sesame Street Spoofs! (2011, ending edited)
- Old School: Volume 3 (2012)
- The Street We Live On (2004, clip only)
- The Sesame Street Songbook (1992 and 2007 editions only)
- Numbers computer game (audio)