Olivia sings "Sing" while Linda signs.
Celebrity montage, Street version, 1:50
Celebrity montage, DVD version, 1:40
Celebrity montage, tribute, 2:35 Sing!
The cast of Sesame Street have sung "Sing," as the finale for anniversary specials such as ... Sesame Street: 20 and Still Counting
...and . Sesame Street Jam: A Musical Celebration
Sing" is a song that has been sung countless times on the show, with many different singers. Some versions have included the lyrics in both English and Spanish (the latter written by Sesame Street Emilio Delgado). Like " Bein' Green," it too has become an American standard. The song as covered by The Carpenters reached number 3 on the Billboard pop charts in 1973.
Muppet/Sesame Street versions
Sesame Street and specials
Susan and Miguel sang it in English and Spanish. (
EKA: Episode 0273) The version sung by the Kids was recorded for the second , and has been included on many other audio releases. Another version with mostly Spanish lyrics was recorded for Sesame Street cast album .
¡Sesame Mucho! In 1975, Lily Tomlin sang and signed the song to a group of deaf children.
 Olivia once sang this song while Linda signed the lyrics. (
EKA: Episode 1446) In Episode 3824, The Dingers held a ding-a-long, and led the cast into singing a variation, "Ding a Song."
Denyce Graves and penguins. (
EKA: Episode 3853) Nathan Lane performed "Sing" with the Oinker Sisters. (
EKA: Episode 3856) A film depicting sand animated into several animals with vocals by Stephanie D'Abruzzo. (
EKA: Episode 3981) Zoe, Rosita, and Lulu sang this song in Episode 3983.
Suzie Kabloozie has also sung this song. (
EKA: Episode 3901) Miles sang this song in Episode 4075.
A version sung by Bob, Luis, Susan, and the kids. (
YouTube) A celebrity montage has been seen on Sesame Street ( featuring First: Episode 3851) Vanessa Williams, Nathan Lane, Conan O'Brien, Denyce Graves, Natalie Merchant, Patti LaBelle, Gloria Estefan, Katie Couric, Ben Stiller, Maya Angelou, R.E.M., Doug E. Doug, Ossie Davis, Garth Brooks, Fran Drescher, Noah Wyle, Terrell Davis, Ruby Dee, Rosemary Clooney, Bela Fleck and Mr. Noodle. An alternate version appearing on the home video release omits several individuals, but also includes What's the Name of That Song? Liam Neeson. The original uncut version is included in .
Sesame Street: 40 Years of Sunny Days The Dixie Chicks performed the song with a trio of Muppet chickens. This recording was included on the CD set.
Songs from the Street "Sing" has notably closed a few anniversary specials, including (performed by the entire cast), Sesame Street: 20 and Still Counting (mixed with " Sesame Street's All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever Our Favorite Street" as sung by the cast and celebrity guests), and (performed by Sesame Street's 25th Birthday: A Musical Celebration Ladysmith Black Mambazo, the kids, and the cast).
Lidia Avila in Episode 804 of .
On , sung by Evening at Pops: 2001 Rosita and Maria
A montage with Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, Barbara Bush, Isaac Stern, Candice Bergen, Max Roach, Kathie Lee Gifford, Barbara Cook and Glenn Close on the special
Sing! Sesame Street Remembers Joe Raposo and His Music. In several shows including Sesame Street Live , A Sesame Street Mystery: The Case of the Missing Rara Avis , Big Bird's Super Spectacular Totally Amateur Show , and Big Bird & the ABCs .
Elmo's Coloring Book On in 1975, sung by Peter Alexander präsentiert Spezialitäten Show #10 Peter Alexander, with Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Ernie, Bert, and Kermit the Frog. (
YouTube) A brief instrumental version accompanied the opening title card.
Sesame Songs Home Video At the 2009 Daytime Emmy Awards, the cast of Sesame Street, celebrating their 40th anniversary, sang a medley of songs, including "Sing."
"Sing" has also been sung by the Sesame Street cast in a few Macy's Parades. In 2009, it was incorporated in a medley with " What Makes Music?"
The Muppet Show and specials
The Carpenters recorded a cover of this song, which became a top 40 hit, reaching #3 on the Billboard top 100.
It has also been recorded by a diverse group of artists including The Boston Pops with Arthur Fiedler conducting, Ray Conniff, Perry Como, the Dixie Chicks, and Johnny Mathis.
Fez (Wilmer Valderrama) and the cast in the That '70s Show episode "That '70s Musical"
The song was performed by the New Zealand singer Wing on an episode of which was also titled "Wing."
South Park Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth recently performed a version with specially written holiday lyrics on her album A Lovely Way to Spend Christmas.
Linnea Reese (Lily Tomlin) sang and signed this song to her deaf children on (1975).
Nashville Christopher Knight (as Peter Brady) sang the song with a puppet named Collette on (1977).
The Brady Bunch Variety Hour Emilio Delgado (Luis) guests on the CD " Splendor in the Grass," singing "Sing" with China Forbes from the band Pink Martini.
(1989), as part of a 70s and 80s medley.
Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett: Together Again
Celebrities and Muppets perform "Sing"
Big Bird and friends perform "Sing," in honor of the song's composer Joe Raposo, as seen on the cover of a 1992 tribute album.
"Sing," illustration by Joe Mathieu.
(1971, sung by The Official Sesame Street 2 Book-and-Record Album The Kids)
Someday, Little Children/Sing (single, 1971)
Sing/The Electric Company Theme (single, 1972)
(1973, Bob and the Cast)
Sesame Street LIVE! (1974)
Sing the Hit Songs of Sesame Street (1974)
¡Sesame Mucho! (1975, Bert and the Company)
Bert & Ernie Sing-Along Sing/What's the Name of That Song? (single, 1976)
No Matter What Your Language/Canta (Sing) (single, 1976)
10th Anniversary Album (1978)
Sing Sang Song Singalong (1979, disco version sung by The Girls)
Sesame Disco! Sing (disco version)/The Happiest Street in the World (single, 1979)
Bob's Favorite Street Songs (1992, the Carpenters cover and a new recording featuring Muppets and Kids)
Sing: Songs of Joe Raposo (1994, sung by Ladysmith Black Mambazo, the Kids and the Cast of Sesame Street)
Sesame Street Celebrates! (1995)
Platinum All-Time Favorites (1995)
The Bird is the Word! (1996, performed by the Boston Pops)
Wish Upon a Star: All-Time Children's Favorites (1997)
The Best of Elmo (1998, Fiesta Songs! ¡Sesame Mucho! version)
(2002, sung by The Ivy)
For the Kids (2003, original album version and the Dixie Chicks version)
Songs from the Street: 35 Years of Music (2008)
Sesame Street Playground
Elmo's Coloring Book
The Greatest TV Moments: Sesame Street Music A-Z ↑
timeline, broadcast version The Street We Live On