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Songs from The Great Muppet Caper
Released 1981
Format LP
Label Atlantic Records
Cat no. SD 16047

The Great Muppet Caper is the soundtrack album to the 1981 film, The Great Muppet Caper, with songs and score by Joe Raposo.

The album reached #66 on Billboard's Top LPs and Tapes chart in 1981.

Track listing[]

Side One

  1. The Main Title (Instrumental)
  2. Hey a Movie!
  3. The Big Red Bus (Instrumental)
  4. Happiness Hotel
  5. Lady Holiday (Instrumental)
  6. Steppin' Out with a Star
  7. The Apartment (Instrumental)
  8. Night Life

Side Two

  1. The First Time It Happens
  2. Couldn't We Ride
  3. Miss Piggy's Fantasy ("Miss Piggy")
  4. The Great Muppet Caper (The Heist/The Muppet Fight Song/Muppets to the Rescue)
  5. Homeward Bound (Instrumental)
  6. Finale: Hey, a Movie!
  7. Reprise: The First Time It Happens


  • "The First Time It Happens" was nominated for an Academy Award in 1982 for Best Music, Original Song. It lost to "Arthur's Theme" from the movie Arthur.

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