The Late Movies: Muppets Singing Classic Songs

Chris Higgins

For your viewing pleasure, here are fourteen great Muppets performances -- some involving the original artists!

Danny Boy

The three least articulate Muppets share their brilliant, touching interpretation of "Danny Boy."

While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Floyd performs a touching cover, alone on the fire escape.

School's Out

Alice Cooper, some pyrotechnics, and a host of Halloween-ish Muppets tear it up!

Stand By Me

Crazed bunnies sing in a dark forest.

I've Got You Under My Skin

The guest star on this episode was Vincent Price!

I Will Survive

Miss Piggy belts it out, circa 1982.


"W-o-m-a-n, let's say it again!" Raquel Welch and Miss Piggy.

Scarborough Fair

Complete with a pie-man and a pie-related joke!


Paul Simon and Gonzo perform together. An instant classic.


Johnny Cash joins forces with Miss Piggy. Some serious sound-sync problems with this video, unfortunately.

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

Elton's rocking the full costume.

Bohemian Rhapsody

"Mama...mama? Mama. Mama!!!!!!!"

Dust in the Wind

You can never really be alone online.

Drum Battle

Buddy Rich vs. Animal. Wow.

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