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|Written by||Meredith Willson|
|Source||The Music Man|
"Pick a Little, Talk a Little" is a song from The Music Man in which a group of small-town busybodies gossip in such a manner that they sound like a brood of cackling hens. Though sung twice in the stage version, the song is notable for its initial performance, where it collides with a barbershop quartet singing "Goodnight, Ladies," providing a contrast in harmony.
In The Muppet Show episode 411, for Gonzo's presumed final show, the song is performed by his favorite people, the chickens. Gonzo shows up near the end to sing "Goodnight, Ladies," proffering a touching farewell to his harem.