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Elmo's Song


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Written by Tony Geiss
Date 1989
Publisher Ephemeral Music
Sesame Street Inc.
First Episode 2710
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Sesame Street Elmo's Song

Elmo, Big Bird and Snuffy sing "Elmo's Song."

"Elmo's Song" is a Sesame Street song from Season 21. Elmo writes his own song and sings it for Big Bird and Mr. Snuffleupagus, who then wish that they had their own songs. Elmo lets them insert their own names into the lyrics, resulting in "Big Bird's Song" and "Snuffy's Song." In those versions, the other two characters provide the backing vocals. The sketch ends with Elmo calling for Gordon and Gabi, so that they can have their own songs. Most releases cut this ending.

A variation of "Elmo's Song" is used as the opening theme for "Elmo's World." An instrumental version of the song is also used in the opening theme for Sesame Amigos.



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