Written by Joe Raposo
Date 1979
Publisher Wizzybus Music Inc.
First Episode 1500

"Me Lost Me Cookie at the Disco" (legally registered as "Me Lost Me Cookie") is a Sesame Street song originally recorded for the 1979 Sesame Disco! album.

Cookie Monster sings about losing his cookie while at the disco. Various monsters in the background include Harvey Monster, Kermit the Forg, Bruce, Clancy, Maurice Monster, and the monster who would eventually become Elmo.

The song was later performed in the Sesame Place stage show, Elmo the Musical Live at Sesame Place!.

In a 2012 interview with, the song is brought up, mistakenly referred to as "I Lost Me Cookie." Cookie Monster corrects the interviewer:

No, is ME Lost Me Cookie at the Disco. It was sad day in me life when me lost that cookie. But me recovered. Me found me cookie and me moved on.

In a 2015 interview with CNN, Cookie Monster claims to workout to this song.

Singer/songwriter Alicia Keys claims this song helped her love music.[1]




  1. "Songwriter Roundtable: Justin Timberlake, Sting, Alicia Keys and More Hitmakers on Gender Bias, Drumpf's "Hitler-Level" Rhetoric and Fears of a "Divided States of America", The Hollywood Reporter, November 17, 2016.

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