The Rich Girls Are Weeping

02 May 2006

It's funny how you can labor under a delusion for years and years before you're set straight. I had a Sesame Street record as a kid -- The Stars Come Out On Sesame Street -- and in my memory, the best song was Oscar the Grouch and Johnny Cash doing "Five Feet High and Rising.' Well, thanks to Ugly Floral Blouse, I now know that it was Biff, not Oscar, and Mr. Cash. After a little digging around, I found that Oscar and Cash did duet, but it was on "Nasty Dan." That song was also on that record; I'm going to try and dig it up now too.

Johnny Cash -- Five Feet High and Rising
Johnny Cash & Biff -- Five Feet High and Rising (via Ugly Floral Blouse)
Johnny Cash -- Wo Ist Zu Hause, Mama? (in German!)

5 Comments:

Anonymous James said...

My question - who was Biff? This is a Sesame Street muppet I do not remember!

Tuesday, May 02, 2006 4:13:00 PM  
Blogger cindy hotpoint said...

He was like, the constructon worker!

http://www.sesame-encyclopedia.com/Alphabet/SesameB/Biff.html

Tuesday, May 02, 2006 4:57:00 PM  
Anonymous James said...

Weird! I remember Sully clearly, but not Biff. What a blind spot for a kid who watched Sesame Street every day...

Tuesday, May 02, 2006 5:06:00 PM  
Blogger chacal la chaise said...

love it! we used to have fun with that, didn't we, girl? snif! and another is now 18!

Tuesday, May 02, 2006 11:16:00 PM  
Blogger bulldoggy said...

I'll be waiting for Nasty Dan!

Wednesday, May 03, 2006 1:22:00 AM  

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