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Songs from The Muppet Show
Released 1978
Format LP
Label Arista Records
Cat no. AB 4192

The stars of this album are the stars of the world's favorite television show. They made the first Muppet Show original cast album a resounding success. Now they're back with "The Muppet Show 2!" It's the all-new album from the show that won this year's Emmy for best comedy/variety series. "The Muppet Show 2." Incredible Muppet music and entertainment from the stars of the world's favorite television show. On Arista Records and Tapes.

Cover with packaging sticker.

The Muppet Show 2 is a 1978 album featuring songs and skits from the second season of The Muppet Show. Unlike the first Muppet Show album, The Muppet Show 2 features guest stars (Peter Sellers and Bernadette Peters) and the closing theme. It also features some newly recorded material, including heckling from Statler and Waldorf, Miss Piggy bugging Kermit to take her out to dinner after the show, and Fozzie Bear getting locked in the theater after everybody else has gone home. While some songs are the actual soundtracks from the show, others have been re-recorded for this album.

The final song, "We Got Us", uses the audio track from the Muppets' appearance at the 1977 Royal Variety Performance.

When this record was originally sold, it came with a sign-up sheet for The Muppet Show Fan Club.

Like the first album, this album was also translated into French. See The Muppet Show 2 (French album) for details.

Track listing

Side One

  1. The Muppet Show Theme - Cast
    (Henson, Pottle)
    Introduction by Kermit the Frog
  2. Baby Face - The Chickens
    (Akst, Davis)
    Dialogue with Statler and Waldorf
  3. There's a New Sound - Scooter
    (Tony Burello)
  4. A Monologue by Fozzie Bear
    Fozzie's Theme Music written by Derek Scott
    Fozzie's Skating Music arranged by Derek Scott
  5. Cuanto Le Gusta - Miss Piggy and the Pigs
    Music by Gabriel Ruiz, Lyrics by Ray Gilbert
    Dialogue with Kermit and Miss Piggy
  6. Who? - Zelda and Her Singing Owl
    Music by Jerome Kern, Lyrics by Otto Harbach and Oscar Hammerstein II
  7. Time in a Bottle
    Music and Lyrics by Jim Croce
  8. An Editorial by Sam the Eagle
    Sam's Theme Music written by Derek Scott
  9. Borneo
    (Donaldson, Kewskin)
  10. At the Dance
    Background music written by Joe Raposo
  11. Upidee - Cast
    Music and Lyrics by Aubrey Kennett
  12. Just One Person - Bernadette Peters

Side Two

  1. Happy Feet - Kermit
    (Milton Ager)
    Dialogue with Statler and Waldorf
  2. Pigs in Space - Link Hogthrob, First Mate Piggy and Dr. Julius Strangepork
    Music written by Derek Scott
  3. I'm Five - Robin the Frog
    Music and Lyrics by Milton Schafer
  4. Sea Chantey - Link Hogthrob, Scooter, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Robin
    Music and Lyrics by Abe Burrows
  5. New York State of Mind - Floyd
    Music and Lyrics by Billy Joel
  6. Pig Calypso - The Pigs
    Music and Lyrics by Derek Scott
    Dialogue with Statler and Waldorf
  7. When - Rowlf
    Music and Lyrics by Abe Burrows
    Dialogue with Kermit and Miss Piggy
  8. A Gypsy's Violin - Peter Sellers
    Music and Lyrics by Abe Burrows
  9. Wishing Song - Gonzo
    (Paul Tracy)
  10. Animal Sings Gershwin
    Music by George Gershwin, Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  11. For What It's Worth - Woodland Creatures
    Music and Lyrics by Stephen Stills
  12. We Got Us - Cast
    Music and Lyrics by Walter Marks
  13. Closing Theme
    (Henson, Pottle)


  • On the US version of the album, Fozzie's cries for help fade out at the very end of Side Two. However, on the UK version, they keep going into the actual end grooves of the record, next to the label, and repeat until the listener takes the needle off of the record. End-groove dialogue can also be found on Camping in Canada.


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See also