Rock & Roll! is a Sesame Street video compilation released by Random House in 1990 in the "Sesame Songs Home Video" series. It was hosted by Jackman Wolf, who played various rock & roll songs from Sesame Street on his Sesame Street Rock & Roll Request Show.
|FRAME 1||The announcer introduces "Sesame Street Rock 'N' Roll Request Show", with host Jackman Wolf!|
|FRAME 1 cont'd||Jackman Wolf gets a request to play "Monster in the Mirror".|
|Muppets|| Grover and Friends|
"Monster in the Mirror"
(First: Episode 2689)
| ||FRAME 2||Jackman Wolf gets a request from Gina to play a song by Little Jerry and the Monotones, her favorite band. Jackman reveals they'll be playing a special song over the phone, but never receives the call. He begins to wonder what's wrong...|
|Muppets|| Little Jerry and the Monotones sing "Telephone Rock."|
(First: Episode 0733)
Beginning and ending cut, new sound effects added
|FRAME 3||Jackman Wolf can't get a connection with Little Jerry, so he asks her to pick a different request. Gina decides to pick two songs from her other favorite band, Little Chrissy and the Alphabeats ("You're Alive" and "Rock 'N' Roll Readers"), but can't decide which one to pick. So Jackman Wolf plays both songs for her.|
|Muppets|| Chrissy and the Alphabeats|
(First: Episode 1482)
Introduction cut, new sound effects added
|Muppets|| Chrissy and the Alphabeats|
"Rock 'N Roll Readers"
(First: Episode 2612)
|FRAME 4||While reading The Three Little Pigs, Jackman Wolf gets a request from Bert to play "It's Hip to be a Square", dedicated to his paper clip collection.|
|Song|| The 4 Sides|
"It's Hip To Be a Square"
(First: Episode 2615)
Ending edited with a comment from Bert.
|FRAME 5||Jackman Wolf gets a request from Count von Count and Countess von Backwards to play a song with the number 40, or a song for the number 9, dedicated to each other. They can't make up their mind, so Jackman Wolf plays both songs for them. Delighted, they let out their usual laugh which is accompanied by the sound of thunder and the howling of a wolf which startles Jackman that caused him to drop his phone.|
|Muppets|| The Count and His Royal Transylvanians|
"Count Up to Nine"
(First: Episode 1134)
Beginning and ending edited
"Forty Blocks From My Home"
(First: Episode 2614)
|FRAME 6||Jackman Wolf tries to call Little Red Riding Hood from the Bureau of Missing Rock Groups to see if she could find Little Jerry and the Monotones. She can't, but has a request to play "(I Can't Get No) Co-Operation" and "Hand Talk".|
|Muppets|| The Cobble Stones|
"(I Can't Get No) Co-Operation"
(First: Episode 1521)
|Song|| The Talking Hands With Big Bird, Oscar and The Kids|
(First: Episode 2622)
|FRAME 7|| Jackman Wolf gets a request from Oscar the Grouch to play "The Word Is No".|
|Song|| Gina, Maria and Friends|
"The Word is No"
(First: Episode 2548)
|FRAME 8||The show's almost over, and Jackman Wolf gives up on trying to look for Little Jerry and the Monotones.|
| ||FRAME 8 cont'd||Suddenly, to Jackman Wolf's surprise, the police drag in Little Jerry and the Monotones, with a destroyed telephone booth on them. The officer tells Jackman Wolf that the group claimed he wanted them to sing a song on the telephone on the show, so he arrested them.|
| ||FRAME 8 cont'd||Gina pops up, excited to hear the group singing on the show. Jackman Wolf explains to the officer that he did intend them to sing on his show, and continues to let them sing as the credits roll.|
- Throughout the tape, five Sesame Street videos can be seen in the background which include Monster Hits!, I Want to Go Home!, Count it Higher: Great Music Videos from Sesame Street, The Best of Ernie and Bert, and Sing Yourself Silly!.
- A photo of Little Jerry, Big Jeffy, and another Fat Blue Monotone (as seen in a late 80's episode) can be seen in Jackman Wolf's studio.
- Uncredited Vocals
- Producer: Nina Elias-Bamberger
- Director: Ted May
- Segment Director: Jon Stone
- Head Writer: Tony Geiss
- Writer: Christopher Cerf
- Songs by: David Axlerod, Christopher Cerf, Sarah Compton, Sara Durkee, Bill Gibson, Sean Hopper, Paul Jacobs, Sharon Lerner, Huey Lewis, Sam Pottle, Joe Raposo, Cathi Rosenberg-Turow, Nancy Sans, Norman Stiles
- Art Director: Victor DiNapoli
- Costume Designer: Bill Kellard
- Special Thanks to: Sharon Lerner, Franklin Getchell, Leslie Raicer, Christine Ferraro