Music by Christopher Cerf
Lyrics by Sarah Durkee
Date 1989
Publisher Durkee/Jacobs Inc. (King Dog Music/Jive Durkee Music)
Sesame Street Inc.
Splotched Animal Music
First Episode 2731

"Oscar's Junk Band" was, of course, performed by Oscar the Grouch and His Junk Band. The song was performed when Bob was about to throw out an old broom handle, until Oscar rescues it for his washtub bass, leading to a song about recycling. Bob compliments their environmental message, but Oscar simply tells him he does not care.


  • This segment was taped on January 12, 1990 and was directed by Jon Stone.[2]




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  2. Beinecke Library Call Number: GEN MSS 979
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