The Muppet Show (album)

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The Muppet Show
Soundtrack album by The Muppets
Released June 25, 1977
Recorded 1977
Label Pye Records
Arista (USA)
Producer Jack Burns
The Muppets chronology
The Muppet Show
(1977)
The Muppet Show 2
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

The Muppet Show is the first soundtrack album released from the TV show of the same name. It reached number one in the UK Albums Chart in the week ending 25 June 1977.

Overview[edit]

The album includes selected songs from Season 1 of the Muppet Show as well as comedy sketches and various unlisted short skits, including interjections by Muppet characters Statler and Waldorf.

Track listing[edit]

Side A[edit]

  1. "The Muppet Show Theme"
  2. "Mississippi Mud"
  3. "Mahna Mahna"
  4. "The Great Gonzo Eats A Rubber Tyre To The Flight Of The Bumble Bee"
  5. "Mr. Bassman"
  6. "Cottleston Pie"
  7. "The Amazing Marvin Suggs and his Muppaphone Play Lady of Spain"
  8. "Pachalafaka"
  9. "Lydia the Tattooed Lady"
  10. "Halfway Down the Stairs"

Side B[edit]

  1. "Tenderly"
  2. "I'm In Love With A Big Blue Frog"
  3. "Tit Willow"
  4. "Veterinarian Hospital - Soap Opera"
  5. "Simon Smith And His Amazing Dancing Bear"
  6. "What Now My Love"
  7. "A Monologue By Fozzie Bear"
  8. "Hugga Wugga"
  9. "Trees"
  10. "Sax And Violence"
  11. "Bein' Green"

Muppet performers[edit]

  • Jim Henson as Kermit the Frog, Dr. Teeth, Rowlf, Swedish Chef, Waldorf, and Newsman
  • Frank Oz as Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Animal, Sam the Eagle, and Marvin Suggs
  • Jerry Nelson as Floyd, Robin the Frog, Country Trio, and Uncle Deadly
  • Richard Hunt as Scooter, Sweetums, Statler, Wayne, and Mildred
  • Dave Goelz as Gonzo, Zoot, Bunsen Honydew, and Muppy
  • Eren Ozker as Hilda, Wanda, and Janice
  • John Lovelady as Crazy Harry and Nigel
  • Fran Brill as Mary Louise

Chart positions[edit]

Chart Year Peak
position
UK Albums Chart[2] 1977 1
Preceded by
The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl by The Beatles
UK Albums Chart number one album
25 June 1977
Succeeded by
A Star is Born by Barbra Streisand

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Number 1 Albums – 1970s". The Official Charts Company. Archived from the original on 9 February 2008. Retrieved 24 June 2011. 

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