Fred Armisen Covers "Blackbird" by The Beatles (2009)

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Enter a name here : What hes doing is harder than playing it correctly.

Nacho Man Randy Sandwich : it seems like he knows how to play it, but just isn't....

Mega Sauce : It takes a lot of talent to deliberately do a bad cover and make it funny without people thinking it's serious

Adrian Mann : Its the little details he puts in, "Take these broken eyes"! LOL!

Slick Ratchet : at least he's trying

Lynn Turman : This is the jazz version.

bluzshadez : Fred Armisen is one of the best drummers in the world.

pavanatanaya : Plays guitar like a drummer

Amit Ben-Hur : I don't know whether you have to be incredibly talented to do it or incredibly untalented.

Rolling Ormond : Yoko wrote this version so John called it genius.

blueconversechucks : I was falling asleep when I was watching this and I had a mini dream that Fred Armisen stole my guitar

Bear Saliva : Why is it that Fred is good at everything he does?

Nathan Hopper : Sounds like the intro to Fight Fire With Fire by Metallica

ktpinnacle : I tried not to learn something new today, and there you go blowing it for me . . . .

Tyler Cross : This is pure avant-garde.

Mark C : ...all he needed was the click track ....

Reeve Coble : Ugh, what a disgrace to God’s greatest gift to this world. Ringo Starr is rolling in his grave!

Ezra Poynter : The look of concern on Fallon's face (0:44) ... priceless!

Ban Fasso : If guitars have souls from the energy we leave within them, that one's was just raped down to sub-default

A.J Davidz : Anyone have tabs?

a te : Still better than Bieber

nerdcity : he's a comedic genius

Anya : Lol he missed the the Broken Wings part that was supposed to come before the eyes😂

NonStopRocker : I have no doubt in my mind Fred can nail it note for note, when hes not going for laughs

GiacomoJimmi : Beatles by way of Beefheart.

Donkey Kong : It's funny because he was actually playing Stairway to Heaven

ClueSign : This is exactly what I sounded like learning this and thinking I was so cool. Fred is a genius.

Yishai Lerner : A true jazz master.

yung poe : I love Rivers Cuomo

Quincy Casey : What a goof

Elliot McNulty : What’s the joke here?

The 1101 Experiment : Donovan showed Paul the thumb and index finger claw finger picking in India.

RUGGED BREED : Good job nerd

The Truth Tellers Band : are you guys deaf? that didnt sound like blackbird at all

wikichris : Nice alternative tuning there

Jeffrey Hensiek : His glasses have been growing exponentially every year.

Peter Kane : Fred Armisen is freaking hilarious. Like everything he does is just so funny. Like when he stood up when everyone was clapping that shit was a riot. The dude has talent!

adam sanchez : Jimmy Fallon has been ruining our lives since 2009? I had no idea he’s been on that long

bravetherainbow : Paul McCartney Shreds - His Worst Performance Ever

FungusMossGnosis : Better Than The Beatles: Fred is The Shaggs of comedian musicians.

sparksoffyou : Aka every college party around 2:13 am. “Great. Todd brought his guitar. Great. He’s singing Blackbird. Money on what’s next? Oasis? Weezer?”

Tae Young Ahn : He is actually an accomplished classical guitarist

Rickertsred : So unfunny. I cringed through it, and felt sorry for him.

Kylan Hillman : What a genius reharmonization

Thirteen : One of the most overplayed songs in any guitar shot

Michael Booth : He's playing all the right notes just not necessarily in the right order.

Rich Mitts : Take these broken eyes and learn to see 😂🤣😂🤣

Carter Elliott : Looks like Paul Simon, plays like a third-grader. How hilarious!

Mc Katana : Hipsters ruin everything.

Martin Brady : Fan-boy Jimmy Fallon et al are the ruination of good music.