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Paul Anka

Paul Anka turned "Smells Like Teen Spirit" into a swing jazz tune on his 2005 album Rock Swings, which he was promoting in this appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman. Anka takes out some of the most questionable lyrics and sings the "here we are now, entertain us!" line with zero irony, thus making this the most ironic possible version of the song.

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