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The 11 Best Comedian-Musicians

From Russell Brand and Jimmy Fallon to Margaret Cho, this crowd is adept at both joking and singing on stage

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Jimmy Fallon

Since taking over Late Night in 2009, Jimmy Fallon has had the perfect stage to showcase some of his best impersonations — famous musicians. His recurring "Neil Young" covers (complete with long hair and harmonica) of ridiculous pop culture phenoms, from "Pants on the Ground" to "Double Rainbow," have inspired Young contemporaries like Bruce Springsteen to join him on stage. Fallon's house band, The Roots, have also gotten in on the fun by helping Fallon illustrate the history of rap with Justin Timberlake and taking on Rebecca Black's "Friday" with Stephen Colbert. Fallon also famously used his 2010 Emmys hosting gig as a chance to show off a mean Springsteen impersonation with a mass-produced "Born to Run" opening number along with the cast of Glee.

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