"The Muppet Show" Theme

Words & Music:

Jim Henson & Sam Pottle


C    F       Am       G

It's time to play the music,

It's time to light the lights,

C    C/B     Am       Am/G           D7            G7

It's time to meet the Muppets on the Muppet Show tonight!


It's time to put on makeup,

It's time to dress up right,

C    C/B     Am        Am/G           F      G      C

It's time to raise the curtain on the Muppet Show tonight!



    F     Fm     C            F           E7    Am

Why do we always come here? I guess we'll never know.

     F      E7      A7         D7                G7

It's like a kind of torture to have to watch the show.


C               F

And, now, let's get things started.

C             F

Why don't you get things started?

C            F

It's time to get things started

       C                 D7             F              Dm7

On the most sensational, inspirational, celebrational, Muppetational,

D7              Dm7      G7     C

This is what we call the Muppet Show!


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