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50 Years Young: How The Music Of 'Sesame Street' Keeps Up With The Times

Sesame Street team members Dr. Rosemarie Truglio and Bill Sherman discuss writing songs for the iconic show over the years.
Sesame Street's Big Bird, Elmo, Cookie Monster, and Abby Cadabby attend HBO Premiere of Sesame Street's The Magical Wand Chase at the Metrograph in 2017 in New York City. Source: Slaven Vlasic

the award-winning children's programturns 50 this year. As the iconic TV program has aged, it has managed to stay musically apace with its forever-young audience. It's not an easy task, but it's one that the show's creators prioritize for the sake of children's education. While , 's Senior Vice President of Curriculum and

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