Written by David Axlerod and Sam Pottle
Publisher Sesame Street, Inc

"I Refuse to Sing Along" is a Sesame Street song. Ernie tries to convince Bert to sing a song with him, but Bert wants to finish his bath instead, and insists that he won't sing along. At the end of the song Ernie points out that Bert has in fact sung the song with him.

Ernie and Bert later sang this song at the Grammy Awards.[1] The song was also included in the Sesame Street Live show Sesame Jamboree.

Audio releases


  1. "Jim Henson's Red Book" entry, 2/28/1976 – Grammy Awards in LA. Ernie and B – "I Refuse to Sing Along".