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Kermit the Frog

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This Week’s One-Hit Wonder (OHW) is ‘The Rainbow Connection’ (#16 1979) by Kermit the Frog, well actually it was Jim Henson, the late great creator of the Muppets. Written by master songwriters Paul Williams and Kenneth Ascher and featured in ‘The Muppet Movie’ (1979). The song opens the movie with Kermit sitting on a log in a swamp playing the banjo. In 2020 this song was deemed “culturally historically significant” by the U.S. Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the National Recording Registry.

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