The Pointer Sisters sang Sesame Street’s funky pinball counting song | Boing Boing

September 21, 2021

The Pointer Sisters sang Sesame Street’s funky pinball counting song | Boing Boing:

How am I just finding out that it was *The Pointer Sisters* that sang the vocals for the pinball counting song on Sesame Street?! I’m shook! [Someone please revoke my Gen-X card, thank you.] I also just learned that the “Pinball Number Count” (its proper name) has 11 different animated segments. And that number one was skipped, it goes right into two through 12.

A link from the song’s Wikipedia page led me to even more info. The following is a letter written in 2003 by Walter Kraemer, the song’s composer and producer:

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