One of the Muppets’ Most Famous Musical Numbers was Pinched from an Italian Porno

This Muppets performance is so old even I remember watching it as a kid.

The official title of the song is ‘Mah Nà Mah Nà’ (note to accents) and first appeared in a softcore Italian porno film in 1968 which have be summarized thusly:Scroll through to 50:13 to find it.

‘Edmund Purdom narrates a pseudo-documentary about sexuality in Sweden. It shows contraceptives for teen girls, lesbian nightclubs, wife swapping, porno movies, biker gangs, and Walpurgis Night celebrations. It also examines Sweden’s purported drug, drinking and suicide problems.’

Scroll through to 50:13 to find it. (Via The Independent)

 

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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