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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.

Picture Segment Description
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
"The Monster in the Mirror"
(EKA: Episode 2681)

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."
(EKA: 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
"You're Alive"
(EKA: Episode 2773)
Introduction cut, new sound effects added
Muppets
Chrissy and the Alphabeats
"Rock 'N Roll Readers"
(EKA: Episode 2776)
Beginning edited
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"
(EKA: Episode 2615)
Ending edited with a comment from Bert.
FRAME 5
Jackman Wolf gets a request from Count von Count and a Countess 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.
Muppets
The Count and His Royal Transylvanians
"Count Up to Nine"
(EKA: Episode 2342)
Beginning and ending edited
Muppets
Farley
"Forty Blocks From My Home"
(EKA: Episode 2614)
FRAME 6
Jackman Wolf tries to call Little Red Riding Hood 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"
(EKA: Episode 1781)
Ending edited.
Song
The Talking Hands With Big Bird, Oscar and The Kids
"Hand Talk"
(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"
(EKA: Episode 2619)
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.

Releases

SSRock&RollSongPoster

Lyrics sheet, illustrated by Tom Leigh.

Notes

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Uncredited Vocals

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