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"'''Count Up to Nine'''" was sung by [[Count von Count|the Count]] with [[Ftatateeta and the Bats]] in their [[Count von Count's Castle|castle]] (with added musical effects by some distant wolves). It is written in a 1950s doo-wop style, as the singer croons to "his baby," pleading that she counts up to [[9]].
 
"'''Count Up to Nine'''" was sung by [[Count von Count|the Count]] with [[Ftatateeta and the Bats]] in their [[Count von Count's Castle|castle]] (with added musical effects by some distant wolves). It is written in a 1950s doo-wop style, as the singer croons to "his baby," pleading that she counts up to [[9]].
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==Notes==
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*The background singers are male voices (including [[Richard Hunt|Richard Hunt's]], [[Christopher Cerf|Chris Cerf's]] and [[Jerry Nelson|Jerry Nelson's]]) sped up.
   
 
==Releases==
 
==Releases==
 
;Audio
 
;Audio
* ''[[Born to Add (album)|Born to Add]]'' (1983, sound effects muted)
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* ''[[Born to Add (album)|Born to Add]]'' (1983)
* ''[[The Best of the Count]]'' (1983, sound effects muted)
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* ''[[The Best of the Count]]'' (1983)
 
* ''[[The Count's Countdown]]'' (1997)
 
* ''[[The Count's Countdown]]'' (1997)
 
;Video
 
;Video
* ''[[Rock & Roll!]]'' (1990, beginning and ending is cut off)
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* ''[[Rock & Roll!]]'' (1990, beginning and ending cut)
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* ''[[Sesame English]]'': ''[[The Fugitive]]'' (edited)
 
;Online
 
;Online
* [[Sesamestreet.org]] {{SSvideo|d7dd26e3-0de1-41c0-8e57-1fa16587c1d0}}
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*[[SesameStreet's YouTube Channel]] {{youtube|ZB3HcyJfbG8}}
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
*[[Count von Count Songs]]
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*[[Count von Count songs]]
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[[Category:Sesame Street Songs]]
 
[[Category:Sesame Street Songs]]
 
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Revision as of 17:15, October 16, 2019

Countupto9a
Music by Sam Pottle
Lyrics by David Axlerod
Date 1977
Publisher Sesame Street, Inc. (ASCAP)
First Episode 1134

"Count Up to Nine" was sung by the Count with Ftatateeta and the Bats in their castle (with added musical effects by some distant wolves). It is written in a 1950s doo-wop style, as the singer croons to "his baby," pleading that she counts up to 9.

Notes

Releases

Audio
Video
Online

See also

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