Emmet Otter's Jugband Christmas by Tarn

Question 12

Though beautiful, especially as sung by Ma Otter, this song about passing over into the afterlife is surprisingly deep and heartwrenching for a children's holiday show. (No, you have something in your eye!). It was also featured in the John Denver and the Muppets Christmas special, and Jerry Nelson (voice of Emmet) sang it at Jim Henson's memorial service in 1990. What is the song? (sniffle)

When the River Meets the Sea