|Songs from||Sesame Street|
|Label||Sesame Street Records|
|Catalogue no.||CTW 79005|
Sesame Street Fever is a disco-themed album which features The Muppets from Sesame Street singing disco interpretations of familiar Sesame Street hits (plus two new numbers, the title track "Sesame Street Fever" and "Trash"). The album's title and cover is a parody of Saturday Night Fever, the 1977 movie starring John Travolta and with a soundtrack dominated by the music of the Bee Gees, which become one of the era's biggest sellers.
Every track on this album was written by Joe Raposo, except for "Rubber Duckie", which was written by Jeff Moss. In keeping with the disco-era theme, each track features an extended instrumental introduction, and there are relatively few tracks (both common features on albums of this period).
The album reached #75 on Billboard's Top LP's and Tapes chart, and was certified Gold by the RIAA. This album was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Recording for Children, but lost to the first cast album from The Muppet Show.
A sequel LP, Sesame Disco!, was released in 1979.
The record's executive producer was Arthur Shimkin. Larry Levan and Roy Thode were commissioned to do remixes of "C is for Cookie", which were originally released as a promo 12-inch on Sesame Street's Children's Records of America label in 1978 to accompany the 'Sesame Street Fever' LP. In 2003 Ninja Tune reissued the remixes on a 12-inch single Solid Steel Presents C is for Cookie . This also included a re-edit of the Pinball Number Count, done by Ninjatune's DJ Food.
- Sesame Street Fever - Robin Gibb, The Count, Grover, Ernie and Cookie Monster
- Doin' the Pigeon - Bert and the Girls
- Rubber Duckie - Ernie and his Rubber Duckie
- Trash - Robin Gibb
- C is for Cookie - Cookie Monster and the Girls
- Has Anybody Seen My Dog? - Marty and Grover
- Frank Oz as Grover, Cookie Monster and Bert
- Jerry Nelson as The Count and Marty
- Caroll Spinney as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch
- Jim Henson as Ernie
- And the voices of The Girls: Maretha Stewart, Ullanda McCullough, and Yvonne Lewis