Thursday, August 03, 2006

Mahna Mahna

I'm kind of in a Mahna mahna mood--just thought I'd share.

One of my favorites. Jim Henson was a genius!

Yes, this has absolutely nothing to do with France. I know. But it makes me happy! I feeeeeellll happeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!



At 8:33 AM, August 03, 2006, Blogger Sarita said...

Actually the melody was originally French! It is based on Henri Salvador's "Mais non, mais non".... you connected it to France without even thinking about it!

(We are off on another road trip today...I have been keeping up with all of you through blogs. Things sounds bit crazy for some and very laid-back for others. I will be in touch soon...xo)

At 11:52 AM, August 03, 2006, Blogger Chelee said...

LOL, Loving it.

At 11:04 PM, August 03, 2006, Anonymous ladyjicky said...

A blast from the past but I love "Coup de Boule" better! LOL

At 5:34 PM, August 04, 2006, Anonymous jdorny said...

I had forgotten how much I missed the Muppet Show! I used to watch it religiously. Hard to get good, quality TV like this anymore.

Thanks for sharing!!

At 6:44 AM, August 05, 2006, Blogger Dr. JRSB said...

Actually, Henri Salvador's tune "Mais non, mais non" was based on Italian composer Piero Umiliani's original song "Mah Na Mah Na" in 1968. Both Salvador and the Muppets came out with personal renditions in 1969. The Muppets debuted the now famous singing troupe, Mahna Mahna and the Snowths on the Ed Sullivan Show that year. There is an interesting history to the variations of the tune at

At 12:19 PM, August 05, 2006, Anonymous Sam said...

Very cute...but I'm still an Elmo girl.


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