Posts Tagged ‘The Roots’

Social Distancing Song

April 14, 2020

“Don’t Stand So Close to Me,” performed by Jimmy Fallon, Sting, and The Roots, from home.

Sting (lead vocals, jar shaker, guitar?), Jimmy Fallon (backing vocals), Questlove (scissors, forks), Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter (hair pick), James Poysner (melodica), “Captain” Kirk Douglas (ukulele, backing vocals), Mark Kelley (bass), Damon “Tuba Gooding, Jr.” Bryson (tuba), Stro Elliot (pot lid, wooden spoons), Kamal Gray (Connect 4), Ian Hendrickson-Smith (throw pillow), Dave Guy (sneakers).

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All I Want 4 Xmas = U

December 20, 2017

“All I Want for Christmas is You,” written by Mariah Carey and Walter Afanasieff, performed by Ms. Carey, Jimmy Fallon, and The Roots.

More:

“The True Story Behind Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want For Christmas,’” Rob Wile, Business Insider

“All I Want for Christmas Is Diminished Chords,” Adam Ragusea, Slate

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Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around

January 17, 2016

“Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around,” a song of the Civil Rights Movement, performed by The Roots, from the 2009 film Soundtrack for a Revolution.

The Roots website

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All I Want 4 Xmas = U

December 14, 2015

“All I Want for Christmas is You,” written by Mariah Carey and Walter Afanasieff, performed by Ms. Carey, Jimmy Fallon, and The Roots.

More:

“The True Story Behind Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want For Christmas,’” Rob Wile, Business Insider

“All I Want for Christmas Is Diminished Chords,” Adam Ragusea, Slate

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All I Want 4 Xmas = U

December 25, 2014

“All I Want for Christmas is You,” written by Mariah Carey and Walter Afanasieff, performed by Ms. Carey, Jimmy Fallon, and The Roots.

More:

“The True Story Behind Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want For Christmas,'” Rob Wile, Business Insider

“All I Want for Christmas Is Diminished Chords,” Adam Ragusea, Slate

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All I Want 4 Xmas = U

December 25, 2013

“All I Want for Christmas is You,” written by Mariah Carey and Walter Afanasieff, performed by Ms. Carey, Jimmy Fallon, and The Roots.

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