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The Muppets at Christmas: It's Time To Play The Music

OJ Borg celebrates four decades of The Muppets in music with CeeLo Green, Bret McKenzie and more.

OJ Borg celebrates four decades of The Muppets in music with Brian Henson, CeeLo Green, Ricky Gervais and more.

From Elton John’s performance of Goodbye Yellow Brick Road through to Julie Andrews singing the Lonely Goatherd to Miss Piggy out-Celine'ing Celine Dion, you aren’t anyone in music unless you have appeared with the Muppets. In this special Christmas Day broadcast, life-long fan OJ Borg traces their careers in music, with insight from some of the artists who have recorded with them.

Special guests include Brian Henson, Chairman of the Jim Henson Company, CeeLo Green, who recorded with The Muppets for his Christmas album, and Ricky Gervais, who performed alongside the cast in Muppets Most Wanted. OJ also hears from actor, comedian and musician Bret McKenzie, who worked as Music Supervisor on two Muppets films and won an Academy award for his track, Man or Muppet, as well as Petula Clark and Leo Sayer who both fondly recall performing songs on the show in the seventies.

1 hour

Last on

Christmas Day 2021 03:00

Music Played

  • The Muppets

    The Muppet Show Theme

  • Kermit the Frog

    Rainbow Connection

  • The Muppets

    Mahna Mahna

  • The Muppets

    Cottleston Pie

  • The Muppets


  • The Muppets

    Marley And Marley

  • The Muppets

    When Love Is Gone

  • Queen + The Muppets

    Bohemian Rhapsody

  • CeeLo Green

    All I Need Is Love

  • Kermit La Grenouille

    Bein' Green

  • Jason Segel And Walter

    Man or Muppet

  • Céline Dion, Miss Piggy & Kermit the Frog

    Something So Right

  • Constantine & Ricky Gervais

    I'm Number One

  • The Muppets

    Halfway Down The Stairs

  • The Muppets

    Life's A Happy Song


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