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The Top 10 Songs of: 1990

Kieran Moore – When it was decided that I’d celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Muppet Show by writing a top ten chart for each year since its debut, one of my first thoughts was how to tackle 1990. For those of you that don’t know, 1990 was the sad and terrible year that Jim Henson…

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The Top 10 Songs of: 1989

Kieran Moore – As I’ve been going through these yearly charts I’ve noticed sometimes there’s a heck of a lot of stuff hitting our screens and sometimes there really isn’t. 1989 was most definitely one of the busier years. Aside from the usual Sesame Street and Muppet Babies stuff, 1989 also saw the debut of some…

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The Top 10 Songs of: 1988

Kieran Moore – If Pepe had been more than just a twinkle in his papa’s eye back in 1988 he’d have said it was a special year “Because… Love”. And he’d be absolutely right. The Henson universe is full of incredible loves – Kermit and Piggy; Wembley and Lou Fraggle; Baby Fozzie and Great Jokes, but…

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The Top 10 Songs of: 1987

Kieran Moore – 1987 was a year of great highs and very sad lows for Jim Henson fans. On the plus side Jim was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame. In the minus column Fraggle Rock finally left the magic of TV by telling us we cannot leave the magic of pretty much…

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The Top 10 Songs of: 1986

Kieran Moore – 1986 was a bumper year for The Jim Henson Company with 3 TV shows, 3 classic TV specials and a blockbuster movie all seeing the light of day in that 12 month period. It was certainly a busy time for Jim as he reflected on his past achievements and pushed ahead into bold…

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The Top 10 Songs of: 2016

Kieran Moore – Wow! It’s been a crazy year for the Muppets.  Over the last 12 months we’ve seen “The Muppets (2015)” come and go; “Sesame Street” undergo its biggest changes since I don’t know when; The Electric Mayhem perform live and release a single; Walt Disney World open a permanent Muppet restaurant and a brand…