|Music by||Christopher Cerf|
|Lyrics by||Norman Stiles|
|Publisher||Sesame Street Inc.|
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"Me Gotta Be Blue" is a Sesame Street song. Cookie Monster sings a rousing anthem about being blue. He is joined by his "blue family" -- his sister and his mother, who "give all she worth just to give birth to blues." A chorus of blue monsters chimes in, including Grover, Mona Monster, Maurice Monster, Bruce, Herry Monster and two Anything Muppet monsters.
The song is a spoof of "I've Gotta Be Me."
- Additional performers include Jim Henson, Cheryl Blaylock, and Brian Muehl. Ivy Austin provides additional vocals.
- This segment was taped on January 12, 1983, and was directed by David Heeley.
- Behind the scenes footage of this segment appears in the documentary Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street.
- The Gang's All Here! (1983)
- The Best of Cookie Monster (1983)
- Cookie Monster and Grover: True Blue (1990)
- C Is for Cookie (1995)
- Sesame Street Best (1997)
- Noisy Colors (1999)
- Imagination Collection (2012)
- C is for Cookie! (2018)
- Cookie Monster Mix! (2019)
- I'm Glad I'm Me (1986)
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