May 192013

YouTuber foundring noticed the theme music for the Inspector Gadget cartoon sounded so similar to the classic piece In the Hall of the Mountain King. He soon discovered that Shuki Levy who made the theme song was in fact inspired by the Peer Gynt number. 

He made his own hybrid of the two in this piano video that has gone viral over the weekend, quickly grabbing 100,000 views


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May 132013

Like so many before him, I James Walters couldn’t just quit the YouTube business after initially going viral.

Originally, he went viral with a Lord Of The Rings-themed cover of I Dreamed A Dream, and since then James has churned out numerous other pop music covers in his Smeagol voice.

And he isn’t close to ending his career. Now, he has returned to cover New York City‘s unofficial anthem Empire State Of Mind as Smeagol the monster.


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May 062013

Beethoven’s Bagatelle No. 25, also known as Fur Elise, is arguably one of the most famous classical pieces in history. Naturally, the song has been covered countless times online.

Sniper22b performed Fur Elise Slightly Different with a jazzy twist over six long years ago, but is experiencing a second viral surge of viewership now. 


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May 052013

Just Give Me A Reason by Pink and Nate Ruess quickly became a pop music staple after debuting in February. The music video currently stands with over 93 million plays. Naturally, countless covers and parodies have flooded the web since. 

So what makes this latest cover by Michael Henry & Justin Robinett so special? Besides for knocking the song out of the park musically, the duo musicians both switch from playing the same shared piano to their own drum set on each of their sides.  


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May 042013

Chewbarka Tags published this video nearly three years ago, but it has only gone viralviral now, amassing over half a million views just over the past few days. 

Right off of Main Street U.S.A. in Walt Disney World, just around Casey’s Corner, sits Jim the Ragtime Pianist. Jim has been playing the piano since the 70’s and has mastered the classical sound and rhythm of rag time music most popular from the turn of the 19th century. 

You can find Jim wearing his ubiquitous red and white pin striped jacket still playing at the Magic Kingdom.


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