Songs from Sesamstraat
Released 1987
Format CD
Label WSP
Cat no. 16060

Het Beste uit Sesamstraat 1 (The Best from Sesamstraat 1) is a 1987 soundtrack album for Sesamstraat, the Dutch co-production of Sesame Street. The album, produced by Weton-Wesgram, features the 24 best songs from previous Sesamstraat albums. The album was released on LP, cassette and CD; the CD version had four extra tracks.

The album was reissued in 1995.

Track listing

Side One

  1. Vind Je Me Aardig? (Do You Like Me?) - Bert and Ernie
  2. Op De Boerderij (On The Farm) - Bill Van Dijk
  3. Mijn Naam Is Bob (My Name Is Fred) - Paul Haenen
  4. Ik Ken Een Liedje (Pretty Little Song) - Birds
    Music by ?, Lyrics by Wim Povel
  5. Doe Ze In De Was (Do The Wash) - Various Singers
  6. De Week Van Roosevelt Jopie (Roosevelt Franklin's Days of the Week) - Roosevelt Franklin and Choir
    Music by Matt Robinson and Joe Raposo, Lyrics by Ruud Weisman
  7. Tandenpoets Disco (Toothbrush Disco) - Solo and choir
    Music by ?, Lyrics by Hans Dorrestijn
  8. Ik En Jij (Me And You) - Doris Baaten
  9. Ik Wil Een Monster Voor Elke Dag (I Want a Monster to Be My Friend) - Girl Singer and choir
  10. Treintje (Subway) - Various Singers

Side Two

  1. Bij Ons In De Buurt (The People in Your Neighborhood) - Various Singers
  2. Twee Hoofden Is Beter Dan Een (Two Heads Are Better Than One) - Two Headed Monster (and Herry)
    Music by ?, Lyrics by Wim Povel
  3. De Zure Bommentaart (Twenty Pickle Pie) - Singer and choir
  4. De Wals Van Graaf Tel (I Love a Waltz) - Count von Count
    Music by Paul Parnes, Lyrics by Wim Povel
  5. Trots Op Mij (Proud of Me) - Grover
    Music by Sam Pottle, Lyrics by Ruud Weisman
  6. Even Om Het Hoekje Vlakbij (Just Around The Corner From Here) - Various Singers
    Music by , Lyrics by Ruud Weisman
  7. Hij Had Nog Niet Ontbeten (He Forgot His Breakfast) - Forgetful Jones and Clementine
    Music by ?, Lyrics by Wim Povel
  8. Ik Geloof In Kleine Dingen (Little Things) - Solo (Doris Baaten)
    Music by Joe Raposo, Lyrics by Fetze Pijlman
  9. Troeteldier (Transylvania Love Call) - Countess and Count von Count
  10. Wat Moet Je Doen Met Een Ezel (What Do You Do With A Burro) - Solo and choir

Extra CD tracks

  1. Ik Ben Ik (I Am Me) - Three Cowboys
  2. Beginnen Met Een Plan (Sit Right Down And Plan) - Grover and choir
    Music by ?, Lyrics by Wim Povel
  3. Letter B - Bill Van Dijk and the Beetles
    Music by Christopher Cerf, Lyrics by ?
  4. Ik Vergeet Het Nooit (I'll Never Forget The Day We First Met) - Forgetful Jones and Clementine
    Music by ?, Lyrics by Wim Povel

Other releases


  • This was one of the first Sesamstraat CD releases. It was followed by a second album (featuring the best of the Dutch cast) and a third album (featuring mostly songs by Bert and Ernie).

See also

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