Sesame Street, “Green,” March 10, 1970 (Sponsored by the letters G, O, Z, and the numbers 4 & 5)

Without argument, Kermit the Frog’s “Green,” later retitled “Being Green,” is the most significant and successful song written for children and children’s television programming in the history of recorded music and broadcasting. Premiering at the end of the show’s first, wildly successful season, the softly, and poignantly sung tune catapulted into the American mainstream, quickly […]

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