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Disney Sing Along Songs: The Count Counts is a video from the Sing Along Songs series. This video presents a radio broadcast of The Count's Countdown series, on the FM-style radio station "Radio 1-2-3", complete with station jingles, news, weather, and commercials. For this adaptation, several more characters were added into the show, like Grover as the engineer, Kermit the Frog as the news reporter, Gordon as weatherman, and Guy Smiley as station ID and commercial announcer. Released in 1988.

Songs

  • Ladybugs' Picnic (Sesame Street)
  • Counting is Wonderful (Sesame Street)
  • It's a Lovely Eleven Morning (Sesame Street)
  • Ten Turtles (Sesame Street)
  • Martian Beauty (Sesame Street)
  • Numerical Correspondence (Sing a Song of Numbers) (Sesame Street)
  • Candy Man (Sesame Street)
  • It's Been a Long, Long Time
  • The Alligator King (Sesame Street)
  • Count it Higher (Sesame Street)
  • Six Snails (Sesame Street)
  • 1-2-3-4-5 (Sesame Street)
  • Beep (Sesame Street)
  • Four Big Lions (Sesame Street)
  • I Just Adore Four (Sesame Street)
  • The "3" Song (Sesame Street)
  • Subtraction Blues (Sesame Street)
  • Doll House (Sesame Street)
  • The Song of the Count (Sesame Street)

Previews

  • Red FBI Warnings
  • Walt Disney Home Video presents
  • Children's Television Workshop 1983 Ident
  • Jim Henson Productions Logo
  • Title Card and Intro

Credits

  • Written by: Joseph A. Bailey
  • Segment Writers: David Axlerod, Christopher Cerf, Emily Perl Kingsley, David Korr, Jeff Moss
  • Directed by: Jon Stone
  • Segment Directors: Jim Henson, Robert Myhrum
  • Producer: Arlene Sherman
  • Executive Producer: Jim Henson
  • Executive Producer for CTW: Dulcy Singer
  • With the Talents of: Caroll Spinney as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, with Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Martin P. Robinson, Kevin Clash, Camille Bonora, David Rudman, Fran Brill, Christopher Cerf, Pam Arciero, Marilyn Sokol, Steve Zuckerman, Bud Luckey, Turk Murphy, Kathy Gori, Jeff Moss, Karen Prell, Caroly Wilcox, Yvonne Lewis, Paul Jacobs, Rick Lyon, and Jim Henson
  • Cast: Northern Calloway as David, Roscoe Orman as Gordon, and Alaina Reed as Olivia
  • Music Director: Joe Raposo
  • Songs - "Radio 1-2-3 Jingles" Music by: Sam Pottle, Lyrics by: David Axlerod
  • "Ladybugs' Picnic" Music by: Bud Luckey, Lyrics by: Donald Hadley
  • "Counting is Wonderful" Music by: Sam Pottle, Lyrics by: David Axlerod and Emily Perl Kingsley
  • "It's a Lovely Eleven Morning" Music by: Bud Luckey, Lyrics by: Donald Hadley
  • "Ten Turtles" Music by: Bud Luckey, Lyrics by: Donald Hadley
  • "Martian Beauty" Music by: Bud Luckey, Lyrics by: Donald Hadley
  • "Numerical Correspondence (Sing a Song of Numbers)" Music by: Sam Pottle, Lyrics by: David Axlerod and David Korr
  • "Candy Man" Music by: Bud Luckey, Lyrics by: Donald Hadley
  • "It's Been a Long, Long Time" Music by: Jule Styne, Lyrics by: Sammy Cahn
  • "The Alligator King" Music by: Bud Luckey, Lyrics by: Donald Hadley
  • "Count it Higher" Music and Lyrics by: Christopher Cerf
  • "Six Snails" Music by: Bud Luckey, Lyrics by: Donald Hadley
  • "1-2-3-4-5" Music and Lyrics by: Alan Robert Scott and Keith Vernon Textor
  • "Beep" Music by: Sam Pottle, Lyrics by: Emily Perl Kingsley
  • "Four Big Lions" Music by: Bud Luckey, Lyrics by: Donald Hadley
  • "I Just Adore Four" Music by: Sam Pottle, Lyrics by: Joseph A. Bailey
  • "The "3" Song" Music by: Bud Luckey, Lyrics by: Donald Hadley
  • "Subtraction Blues" Music by: Sam Pottle, Lyrics by: Joseph A. Bailey
  • "Doll House" Music and Lyrics by: Alan Robert Scott, Marilyn Lang Scott, and Keith Vernon Textor
  • "The Song of the Count" Music by: Jeff Moss, Lyrics by: Emily Perl Kingsley
  • Production Designer: Victor DiNapoli
  • Costume Designer: Bill Kellard
  • Muppets by: Caroly Wilcox and Kermit Love, with Jitka Exler, Robert Flanagan, Rollin Krewson, Peter MacKennan, Connie Peterson, Stephen Rotondaro, Richard Termine, Mark Zeszotek
  • Music Coordinator: Danny Epstein
  • Associate Music Director: Dave Conner
  • Graphic Artist: Mike Pantuso
  • Associate Directors: Ted May, Eulogio Ortiz, Jr.
  • Production Stage Manager: Chet O'Brien
  • Stage Managers: Mortimer J. O'Brien and Hank Smith
  • Unit Manager: Eleanor McIntosh
  • Technical Director: Ralph Mensch
  • Lighting Directors: Tony DiGIrolamo and Bill Berner
  • Lighting Assistant: Jim Tetlow
  • Sound Effects: Dick Maitland
  • Audio: Blake Norton, Tim Lester
  • Senior Video: Rolf Wahl
  • Video: Tim Cereste
  • Cameras: Frank Biondo, Dave Driscoll
  • Make-Up: Lee Halls
  • Hair Stylist: Karen Specht
  • Wardrobe Supervisor: Grisha Mynova
  • Special Thanks to Sharon Lerner, Al Hyslop, Jocelyn Stevenson, Frieda Lipp, with Arthur Shimkin, Karen Baxter, Bruce Becker, Roy Blakeman, Laurie Blank, Bob Cranshaw, Peggy Fulton, Janet Gari, Sharen Gay, Al Gottesman, Dawnald Henderson, Wally Kane, Phil Lawrence, Steve Little, Pete Long, Bob McCoy, Jimmy Mitchell, Bob Partnoy, Scott Shukat, Tish Sommers, Alan Stein, and Bill Whaley

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