SciFi SongFest, Songs 125-128.

Four Star-Wars-related songs:

125. Bill Murray, “The Star Wars Theme,” “Also Sprach Zarathustra,” and other classic tunes (1978):

126. Weird Al Yankovic, “Yoda” (1985):

The original song (“Lola” by the Kinks, 1970):

Weird Al’s Star-Wars-ified version:

127. Weird Al Yankovic, “The Saga Begins” (1999):

The original song (“American Pie” by Don McLean, 1971):

Weird Al’s Star-Wars-ified version:

128. Oscar Isaac, Justin Timberlake, and Adam Driver, “Please Mr. Kennedy,” from Inside Llewyn Davis (2013):

The original songs – a bunch of ’em:

And their culmination is an inadvertently, retroactively Star-Wars-ified song, as Poe Dameron and Kylo Ren sing about space travel – two years before The Force Awakens:


2 Responses to SciFi SongFest, Songs 125-128.

  1. Gary Chartier August 28, 2019 at 10:02 pm #

    I love “The Saga Begins” and just regaled someone with it yesterday. Thanks for calling attention to it.


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