David Lee Roth Meets The Beatles

A few weeks ago, someone sent me a leaked clip of David Lee Roth's isolated vocals to "Runnin' With the Devil." It had been circulating on the Web for months, but my younger, cooler friends had failed to get it to me sooner. It's pretty hilarious, if only for the final 15 seconds of screaming.

But now comes the real treat: You beautiful, creative people with far too much time on your hands have mashed up David Lee Roth's vocals with The Beatles' "Drive My Car."

Sure, it's blasphemy to Beatles fans everywhere. But you know what? They sync up remarkably well. This has sparked the imaginations of others, of course: Here's David Lee Roth mashed up with AC/DC's "Highway to Hell."

This, of course, left me wondering what other songs would work with David Lee Roth's vocals. The first one I immediately thought of was Free's "All Right Now." Loverboy's "Working for the Weekend" might fit, too.

What do you think? If you have any ideas, or know how to do a mashup, take a stab at it, post it somewhere, and give us a link to it.



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If someone could do something like this with folk musicians, or other mellow musicians, I was thinking Bon Iver or Sufjan Stevens, that would be amazing. Tom Waits would be interesting, but he would probably enjoy it, or even encourage it.

Sent by Jeff C. | 12:46 AM | 7-25-2008

I like mashups. DJ Earworm put one out (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKoBye__Txw) using
U2 - One
Beatles -Come Together
Diana Ross - Someday We'll be Together
Mariah Carey - We Belong Together

And Robin, I too trust that my younger and hipper friends (read "my kids") will keep me informed as well.

Sent by Don | 9:03 AM | 7-26-2008

Okay, I actually thinking the original track is funnier by itself than even in the mashup, though the mashup is really funny too. I'm dying over here... "Uhh! Uhh! [mumbles something]...... Wooooh! Woooooooh!" Oh gees.

I also agree that putting David Lee Roth with something very contrary could be hilarious. Mix it with "Ara batur" from the new Sigur Ros album.

Sent by Mark P | 12:51 AM | 7-31-2008