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Late Night Round-Up: Waters, ZZ Top and More!

Last night was a busy one for classic rock.  Check out these three segments from the late night talk circuit that sees Roger Waters in action, a funny bit involving a ZZ Top classic and a look at the first meeting of Queen with actor Rami Malek.

 

Roger Waters Performs New Songs on ‘Late Show’

Best part about Roger Waters’ upcoming album and tour is that he’s hitting the talk show circuit.  Last night saw the legend on The Late Show performing his latest single “Déjà vu”

Roger Waters Performs 'Deja Vu'

The English musician and cofounder of Pink Floyd Roger Waters plays a song from his latest album 'Is This The Life We Really Want?'

 

First Drafts of Rock: “Legs” by ZZ Top

A continuation of this popular Tonight Show bit, last night saw Jimmy Fallon and musical guest Chris Stapleton tackle the “first draft” of ZZ Tops’s “Legs.”  Spoiler:  The original lyrics made mention of arms, eyebrows and nostrils.

First Drafts of Rock: "Legs" by ZZ Top (w/ Chris Stapleton and Kevin Bacon)

First Drafts of Rock takes a look at the original version of ZZ Top's "Legs."

 

Rami Malek Talks Meeting Brian May, Roger Taylor

As previously announced, Rami Malek of Mr. Robot fame will be playing Freddie Mercury in the highly-anticipated biopic about the late Queen frontman.  Malek was on The Late Show where he talked about his surreal meeting with Brian May and Roger Taylor at Abbey Road Studios.

Rami Malek Had To Watch Queen Listen To Him Sing Queen

While preparing to star in the Freddie Mercury biopic, 'Buster's Mal Heart' star Rami Malek got some feedback from the world's top Queen experts, Queen.

 

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock reporter. The first man she ever loved was Jack Daniel.  (True story.)