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[[Image:Album.havinfun.jpg|frame|''Havin' Fun with Ernie & Bert'' front cover.]]
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{{album|image=Album.havinfun.jpg|soundtrack=|date=[[1972]]|format=LP|label=[[Columbia Records]]|catalogue=CC 25506}}
{{album|soundtrack=|date=[[1972]]|format=LP|label=[[Columbia Records]]|catalogue=CC 25506}}
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[[File:Havin Fun LP back.jpg|thumb|300px]]
[[Image:Havin'Fun-(LPBack).jpg|thumb|300px|Back cover.]]
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[[File:Havin Fun LP inside 1.jpg|thumb|300px]]
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[[File:Havin Fun LP inside 3.jpg|thumb|300px]]
   
'''''Havin' Fun with Ernie & Bert''''' is a 1972 ''[[Sesame Street]]'' album in which [[Ernie]], [[Bert]] and their friends getting together to play games and sing songs. The songs from this album were also released simultaneously as [[Sesame Street Singles#stuffclinkclank|seven consecutively numbered singles]], packaged as individual book and record sets. It was also released as a "Carry About" [[Sesame Street 45 RPM Sets#Havin' Fun with Ernie & Bert Carry About|boxed set]] of 45s, although the song groupings on each record were different from the individual single releases.
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'''''Havin' Fun with Ernie & Bert''''' is a 1972 ''[[Sesame Street]]'' album in which [[Ernie]], [[Bert]] and their friends get together to play games and sing songs. The songs from this album were also released simultaneously as [[Sesame Street singles#stuffclinkclank|seven consecutively numbered singles]], packaged as individual book and record sets. It was also released as a "Carry About" [[Sesame Street 45 RPM sets#Havin' Fun with Ernie & Bert's Carry About|boxed set]] of 45s, although the song groupings on each record were different from the individual single releases.
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The original issue had a fold-out cover which had a map relating to "The Magic Cookie." There was also a plastic color wheel to be used during "Just Three Colors." The album was later re-issued in a cheaper cover without the fold-out or color wheel, and the references to these on the record were edited out.
   
 
==Track listing==
 
==Track listing==
 
'''Side One'''
 
'''Side One'''
#[[Lots of Stuff]] - [[Ernie]] &amp; [[Bert]] and Everybody<br /><small>Music and Lyrics by [[Joe Raposo]]</small>
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#[[Lots of Stuff]] - [[Ernie]] & [[Bert]] and Everybody<br><small>Music and Lyrics by [[Joe Raposo]]</small>
#[[Marching Song]] - [[Big Bird]], Ernie &amp; Bert and Everybody<br /><small>Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo</small>
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#[[Marching Song]] - [[Big Bird]], Ernie & Bert and Everybody<br><small>Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo</small>
#[[The Listening Game]] - Ernie &amp; Bert and [[Cookie Monster]]<br /><small>Written by [[Jim Henson]] and [[Jerry Juhl]]</small>
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#[[The Listening Game]] - Ernie & Bert and [[Cookie Monster]]<br><small>Written by [[Jim Henson]] and [[Jerry Juhl]]</small>
#[[Just Three Colors]] - Big Bird and [[Oscar the Grouch|Oscar]]<br /><small>Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo</small>
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#[[Just Three Colors]] - Big Bird and [[Oscar the Grouch|Oscar]]<br><small>Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo</small>
#[[Name the Animal]] - Ernie, [[Grover]], and Everybody<br /><small>Written by Jerry Juhl</small>
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#[[Name the Animal]] - Ernie, [[Grover]], and Everybody<br><small>Written by Jerry Juhl</small>
#[[Y'all Fall Down]] - Big Bird, Ernie &amp; Bert and Grover<br /><small>Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo</small>
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#[[Y'all Fall Down]] - Big Bird, Ernie & Bert and Grover<br><small>Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo</small>
#[[Imagination]] - Ernie<br /><small>Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo</small>
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#[[Imagination]] - Ernie<br><small>Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo</small>
#[[Clink, Clank]] - Bert<br /><small>Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo </small><div style="margin-left: -40px;">'''Side Two'''</div>
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#[[Clink, Clank]] - Bert<br><small>Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo </small>
#[[Tiger Hunt]] - Ernie and Mr. Tiger<br /><small>Written by Jerry Juhl</small>
 
#[[Simple Song]] - Oscar, Big Bird, Grover, Ernie and Friends<br /><small>Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo</small>
 
#[[The Magic Cookie]] - [[Herbert Birdsfoot]], Cookie Monster and The Magic Cast<br /><small>Written by Jerry Juhl</small>
 
#[[Pat Pat Patty Pat]] - Bert, Herbert Birdsfoot, Big Bird, [[Prairie Dawn]], Grover and Ernie<br /><small>Music by Joe Raposo, Lyrics by Jerry Juhl</small>
 
#[[Grover Takes a Walk]] - Grover<br /><small>Written by Jerry Juhl</small>
 
#[[The Drawing Song]] - Ernie &amp; Bert, Prairie Dawn, [[Farley]], and Everybody<br /><small>Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo</small>
 
#[[Put It Away]] - Ernie &amp; Bert and Everybody<br /><small>Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo</small>
 
   
==Note==
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'''Side Two'''
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#[[Tiger Hunt]] - Ernie and Mr. Tiger<br><small>Written by Jerry Juhl</small>
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#[[Simple Song]] - Oscar, Big Bird, Grover, Ernie and Friends<br><small>Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo</small>
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#[[The Magic Cookie]] - [[Herbert Birdsfoot]], Cookie Monster and The Magic Cast<br><small>Written by Jerry Juhl</small>
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#[[Pat Pat Patty Pat]] - Bert, Herbert Birdsfoot, Big Bird, [[Prairie Dawn]], Grover and Ernie<br><small>Music by Joe Raposo, Lyrics by Jerry Juhl</small>
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#[[Grover Takes a Walk]] - Grover<br><small>Written by Jerry Juhl</small>
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#[[The Drawing Song]] - Ernie & Bert, Prairie Dawn, [[Farley]], and Everybody<br><small>Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo</small>
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#[[Put It Away]] - Ernie & Bert and Everybody<br><small>Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo</small>
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==Notes==
 
*Although the front cover and label shows the title as "Havin' Fun with Ernie '''&''' Bert", the spine shows it as "Havin' Fun with Ernie '''and''' Bert".
 
*Although the front cover and label shows the title as "Havin' Fun with Ernie '''&''' Bert", the spine shows it as "Havin' Fun with Ernie '''and''' Bert".
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*The album was recorded in late July 1972.<ref>"[http://www.henson.com/jimsredbook/2012/07/26/725-281972/ Jim Henson's Red Book]" entry, 7/25-28/1972 – Record Ernie and Bert album.</ref>
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==Cast==
 
==Cast==
 
*[[Frank Oz]] as [[Bert]], [[Grover]] and [[Cookie Monster]]
 
*[[Frank Oz]] as [[Bert]], [[Grover]] and [[Cookie Monster]]
*[[Jerry Nelson]] as [[Herbert Birdsfoot]], [[Farley]], and [[Mr. Tiger (album character)| Mr. Tiger]]
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*[[Jerry Nelson]] as [[Herbert Birdsfoot]], [[Farley]], and Mr. Tiger (uncredited: [[Sherlock Hemlock]], [[Mr. Snuffleupagus]])
*[[Caroll Spinney]] as [[Big Bird]] and [[Oscar the Grouch]]
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*[[Caroll Spinney]] as [[Big Bird]] and [[Oscar the Grouch]] (uncredited: Little Man in "The Magic Cookie")
 
*[[Fran Brill]] as [[Prairie Dawn]] and The Magic Cast
 
*[[Fran Brill]] as [[Prairie Dawn]] and The Magic Cast
 
*[[Jim Henson]] as [[Ernie]]
 
*[[Jim Henson]] as [[Ernie]]
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*Musical Direction by Joe Raposo
 
*Musical Direction by Joe Raposo
 
*The talents of [[Frank Oz]], [[Caroll Spinney]], [[Jerry Nelson]], [[Fran Brill]] and [[Jim Henson]]
 
*The talents of [[Frank Oz]], [[Caroll Spinney]], [[Jerry Nelson]], [[Fran Brill]] and [[Jim Henson]]
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*Ernie and Bert were built by [[Don Sahlin|Donald Sahlin]]
 
*Produced for CBS by [[Arthur Shimkin]]
 
*Produced for CBS by [[Arthur Shimkin]]
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*Studio control and editing by [[Jim Timmens]]
 
*Visuals by [[Michael Smollin|Smollin Associates Inc.]]
 
*Visuals by [[Michael Smollin|Smollin Associates Inc.]]
*Cover Photograph by Chuck Rowan
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*Cover Photograph by [[Charles Rowan|Chuck Rowan]]
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*Sound effects by [[Ed Blainey]] and Barbara Wood
 
*Associate Producer: [[Diana Birkenfield]]
 
*Associate Producer: [[Diana Birkenfield]]
   
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<gallery>
 
<gallery>
 
Image:noimage-big.png|{{GNH|Cassette}}Sesame Street Records<br>C 5006
 
Image:noimage-big.png|{{GNH|Cassette}}Sesame Street Records<br>C 5006
Image:noimage-big.png|{{GNH|8-track}}Sesame Street Records<br>T 5006
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File:HavinFunErnieBert8track.jpg|{{GNH|8-track}}Sesame Street Records<br>T 5006
 
Image:noimage-big.png|{{GNH|Cassette}}Sesame Street Records<br>C 79011
 
Image:noimage-big.png|{{GNH|Cassette}}Sesame Street Records<br>C 79011
 
Image:SightSoundHavinFunCassette.jpg|{{GNH|Cassette}}[[Sight & Sound]]<br>GNL-226
 
Image:SightSoundHavinFunCassette.jpg|{{GNH|Cassette}}[[Sight & Sound]]<br>GNL-226
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<gallery>
 
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Image:noimage-big.png|{{GNH|LP}}[[Australia]]<br>[[Axis Records]]<br>AXIS 6321
 
Image:noimage-big.png|{{GNH|LP}}[[Australia]]<br>[[Axis Records]]<br>AXIS 6321
Image:noimage-big.png|{{GNH|Cassette}}Australia<br>Axis Records<br>TC-AXIS 6321
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File:AxisHavinFunEBCassette.jpg|{{GNH|Cassette}}Australia<br>Axis Records<br>TC-AXIS 6321
Image:noimage-big.png|{{GNH|LP}}Australia<br>[[Summit Records]]<br>8020
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SummitHavinFunWithErnieBertLP.jpg|{{GNH|LP}}Australia<br>[[Summit Records]]<br>8020
 
Image:noimage-big.png|{{GNH|Cassette}}Australia<br>Summit Records<br>8020
 
Image:noimage-big.png|{{GNH|Cassette}}Australia<br>Summit Records<br>8020
File:CTW25506CanadaHavinFunCassette.jpg|{{GNH|Cassette}}Canada<br>CTW<br>25506
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File:CTW25506CanadaHavinFunCassette.jpg|{{GNH|Cassette}}Canada<br>Sesame Street Records<br>CTW 25506
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
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==Sources==
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<references />
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
*[[Sesame Street Discography]]
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*[[Sesame Street discography]]
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[[Category:Sesame Street Albums]]
 
[[Category:Sesame Street Albums]]

Latest revision as of 23:24, September 17, 2019

Album.havinfun
Songs from
Released 1972
Format LP
Label Columbia Records
Cat no. CC 25506
Havin Fun LP back
Havin Fun LP inside 1
Havin Fun LP inside 2
Havin Fun LP inside 3

Havin' Fun with Ernie & Bert is a 1972 Sesame Street album in which Ernie, Bert and their friends get together to play games and sing songs. The songs from this album were also released simultaneously as seven consecutively numbered singles, packaged as individual book and record sets. It was also released as a "Carry About" boxed set of 45s, although the song groupings on each record were different from the individual single releases.

The original issue had a fold-out cover which had a map relating to "The Magic Cookie." There was also a plastic color wheel to be used during "Just Three Colors." The album was later re-issued in a cheaper cover without the fold-out or color wheel, and the references to these on the record were edited out.

Track listingEdit

Side One

  1. Lots of Stuff - Ernie & Bert and Everybody
    Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo
  2. Marching Song - Big Bird, Ernie & Bert and Everybody
    Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo
  3. The Listening Game - Ernie & Bert and Cookie Monster
    Written by Jim Henson and Jerry Juhl
  4. Just Three Colors - Big Bird and Oscar
    Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo
  5. Name the Animal - Ernie, Grover, and Everybody
    Written by Jerry Juhl
  6. Y'all Fall Down - Big Bird, Ernie & Bert and Grover
    Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo
  7. Imagination - Ernie
    Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo
  8. Clink, Clank - Bert
    Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo

Side Two

  1. Tiger Hunt - Ernie and Mr. Tiger
    Written by Jerry Juhl
  2. Simple Song - Oscar, Big Bird, Grover, Ernie and Friends
    Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo
  3. The Magic Cookie - Herbert Birdsfoot, Cookie Monster and The Magic Cast
    Written by Jerry Juhl
  4. Pat Pat Patty Pat - Bert, Herbert Birdsfoot, Big Bird, Prairie Dawn, Grover and Ernie
    Music by Joe Raposo, Lyrics by Jerry Juhl
  5. Grover Takes a Walk - Grover
    Written by Jerry Juhl
  6. The Drawing Song - Ernie & Bert, Prairie Dawn, Farley, and Everybody
    Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo
  7. Put It Away - Ernie & Bert and Everybody
    Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo

NotesEdit

  • Although the front cover and label shows the title as "Havin' Fun with Ernie & Bert", the spine shows it as "Havin' Fun with Ernie and Bert".
  • The album was recorded in late July 1972.[1]

CastEdit

Production creditsEdit

Other releasesEdit

International releasesEdit

SourcesEdit

  1. "Jim Henson's Red Book" entry, 7/25-28/1972 – Record Ernie and Bert album.

See alsoEdit

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