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Bye Bye Blackbird

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Bye bye blackbird
Written by Ray Henderson
Lyrics by Mort Dixon
Date 1926
Publisher Olde Clover Leaf Music; Ray Henderson Music Co. Inc.

During the Talk Spot on episode 215 of The Muppet Show, Kermit the Frog asks Lou Rawls about the secrets of singing jazz. To provide a demonstration, Lou and the Electric Mayhem perform "Bye Bye Blackbird". The bandmembers each get a chance to scat during the number.

During the song, Lou Rawls sings a list of birds, ending with Big Bird.

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