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Written by 
Music by  Dave Conner
Lyrics by  Nancy Sans
Publisher  Sesame Street Inc.
Earliest Known Appearance:
Episode 2356
Version #2

"Can Read" is a song about things one can read, sung to the tune of "Fugue for Tinhorns" from the musical, Guys and Dolls. There have been three separate performances of it on Sesame Street.

The first version features Big Bird, Susan and Bob at a newsstand, reading a book, a magazine and a newspaper (respectively). (Traditionally, Fugue for Tinhorns would also be performed by a newsstand.)

The second version was performed by Telly, Lillian and Savion, who read the same things as the previous version. (EKA: Episode 3129)

The third version features new lyrics performed by Mr. Handford (who sings about his brownie recipe), Rosita (who sings about a letter from her grandmother) and Ruthie (who sings about her box label). (EKA: Episode 3525)



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