Jimmy Fallon and The Roots were joined by Ringo Starr to perform a low-fi classroom instrument cover of The Beatles’ 1968 classic Yellow Submarine in a just slightly more psychedelic version of The Tonight Show’s formerly green room. And the band begins to play…
During a recent guest spot on The Tonight Show, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend joined Jimmy Fallon and The Roots in the green room for perform their 1971 classic Won’t Get Fooled Again on a bunch of kid-sized classroom instruments. Naturally, Pete ends up smashing his ukulele to bits.
Jimmy Fallon and Saorise Ronan perform a duet of one of our all-time favorite Christmas songs, The Pogues’ 1988 track Fairytale of New York. Jimmy’s take on Shane MacGowan’s gravelly brogue is spot on, while Saorise’s lilt pays tribute to the late Kirsty MacColl.
During Aziz Ansari’s recent appearance on The Tonight Show, he teamed up with Jimmy Fallon to do a dramatic reading of some negative Yelp reviews, and retorts from businesses. If it doesn’t work out for the business owners, they could have a second career in comedy.
Chris Stapleton, Kevin Bacon, and Jimmy Fallon donned their best long beards and furry guitars to turn in a cover of the ZZ Top hit Legs, but with the “original” lyrics that didn’t make it into the final cut. We’re guessing the song’s working title was Anatomy Lesson.
(PG-13: Language) “I love napping. I’ll probably take a couple more before I go to bed.” Louis CK dropped by The Tonight Show to promote his upcoming Netflix special. He ended up endorsing suits and naps, but not trying out new material on fellow comedians.
For a little holiday treat, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots are joined by a star-studded cast of Sing, including Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Seth MacFarlane, Tori Kelly, along with Sir Paul McCartney to sing his 1986 holiday classic.
During her appearance on The Tonight Show, Céline Dion and Jimmy Fallon challenged each other to sing a variety of unexpected songs in the style of various musicians. Céline’s Cher impression was spot on, but her Sia at the end made us spit out our coffee.