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Tenacious D’s Kyle Gass Turns Ramones’ “I Wanna Be Sedated” into “Vaccinated” with Help from Jack Black, Amy Lee, and More

"Twenty, twenty, twenty-four hours from now/ I'm getting vaccinated"

Kyle Gass Vaccinated Video
Jack Black / Kyle Gass / Amy Lee, via YouTube
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    Tenacious D’s Kyle Gass has reworked the Ramones classic “I Wanna Be Sedated” into a timely tune called “Vaccinated”, and he’s recruited a number of his celebrity friends for the music video.

    The comedic musician changed the words of the legendary punk tune to promote COVID-19 vaccinations. He sings, “Twenty, twenty, twenty-four hours from now/ I’m getting vaccinated/ Waited so long that I wrote down this song/ I’m getting vaccinated.”

    Among those joining Gass in the music video is his Tenacious D bandmate Jack Black, who prances around in doctor’s scrubs and a pair of giant needles. Also making appearances are Evanescence singer Amy Lee, who gets a “shot” from her son Jack, as well as other musicians like Danko Jones and Toto’s Steve Lukather (who plays guitar alongside Gass).

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    Actor John C. Reilly kicks things off by telling Gass to “get ‘er done,” while other cameos include actress Kathy Najimy and Full Frontal host Samantha Bee.

    In other Ramones-related news, it was recently revealed that Saturday Night Live cast member Pete Davidson would play Joey Ramone in a biopic about the punk band’s late frontman. The upcoming Netflix film is based on the memoir I Slept with Joey Ramone by the singer’s brother Mickey Leigh.

    Watch Kyle Gass and his famous friends in the video for “Vaccinated” below.

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