'Sesame Street' gets a 'Late Night' remix
September 26th, 2013
04:09 PM ET

'Sesame Street' gets a 'Late Night' remix

New dad Jimmy Fallon has given his own spin to "Sesame Street's" theme song.

The host of "Late Night" dusted off his collection of kids' musical instruments for a little rendezvous with the colorful beings that live on the "Street," including Big Bird, Cookie Monster, the Count, Grover and Elmo.

Armed with bongos, a xylophone, a kazoo and more, "Late Night" house band The Roots helped Fallon and the muppets give the theme song a fresh remix.

It starts off the way you remember it - "sunny days sweepin' the clouds away," etc. - but by the time rapper Black Thought drops his verse in the middle, it's even more fun.

Check out "Late Night's" version below, and tell us - how does this installment stack up with Fallon's kid-instrument takes on "Blurred Lines," "Call Me Maybe" and "All I Want for Christmas Is You"?


Filed under: Celebrities • Late Night comedy • television

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  1. Print and File

    Flower shop antics...

    September 30, 2013 at 9:47 am | Report abuse |
  2. Peace50

    NEXT

    September 30, 2013 at 9:46 am | Report abuse |
  3. Toshiba

    More "gym" less addiction

    September 30, 2013 at 9:45 am | Report abuse |
  4. Rocky

    told 05 about the show.

    September 30, 2013 at 9:42 am | Report abuse |
  5. Sesame Street NY

    took same strategic route and apples as galaxy 4 – 2

    September 28, 2013 at 7:41 am | Report abuse |
  6. Sesame Street NY

    took same strategic route and apples and galaxy 4 – 2

    September 28, 2013 at 7:40 am | Report abuse |
  7. Muppets_Tonight

    I HATE sesqame Street! Stupid puppets.Yuck

    September 27, 2013 at 8:39 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Cullenshuman

    Where are Ernie and Bert?

    September 27, 2013 at 8:05 am | Report abuse |
  9. JellyBean

    It was pretty neat until the rap part.

    September 27, 2013 at 7:39 am | Report abuse |
  10. M.A.P.

    Great, now the children's TV characters are singing that misogynistic sh!t song "Blurred Lines". What has the world come to?

    September 27, 2013 at 4:57 am | Report abuse |
    • ed reyrey

      Your'e an idiot, there was not blurred lines on here. You should check yourself next time you decide to post a comment!

      September 27, 2013 at 10:40 am | Report abuse |
    • ed reyreyrey

      Better yet, turn off your computer and go outside. The Internet is no place for dweebs like you. Hang it up.

      September 29, 2013 at 2:21 pm | Report abuse |
  11. secret squirrel

    Stop it please.

    September 26, 2013 at 9:35 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Sherri

    Click 'report abuse' each and every time you see these spammers on these boards. I'm real tired of them. Can we please get them off here?

    September 26, 2013 at 6:10 pm | Report abuse |
  13. true2mind

    Reblogged this on true2mind and commented:
    #JimmyFallon , #theRoots & the cast of #SesameStreet play the "Sesame Street" theme on classroom instruments in the Late Night Music Room. This is just brilliant joy captured on YouTube

    September 26, 2013 at 4:31 pm | Report abuse |

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