Adam Sandler 'Hallelujah' Hurricane Sandy Parody with Paul Shaffer at 12-12-12 Benefit Concert a Hit, Goes Viral on Twitter [VIDEO]

By Mstarz reporter | Dec 13, 2012 01:43 PM EST
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Among a slew of legendary musicians including Bruce Springsteen, The Who, the Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, and a Paul McCartney-led Nirvana, it was actor Adam Sandler's entertaining parody of Leonard Cohen's classic "Hallelujah" at Madison Square Garden's 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy benefit concert that really stole the show and had the Twitter world abuzz. With lyrics like "Sandy, screw ya/we'll get through ya/because we're New Yawkers," what's not to love? Catch the awesome Sandler "Hallelujah" performance below.

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Along with bashing Hurricane Sandy, Sandler pokes fun at a number of New York icons including Donald Trump, A-Rod, Michael Bloomberg, the Mets, and the Knicks. He even manages to throw in some  love for NJ and Connecticut. Flaunting his NY Jets pride and back by the talents of David Letterman's long-time sidekick Paul Shaffer on the piano, Sandler's explicit rendition of "Hallelujah" soon went viral on the web. Check it out:


And (most) Twitter fans loved it (much more so than Kanye West's leather skirt):

@davetisch: "That was the best thing Adam Sandler did since Happy Gilmore... #121212concert."

@Bethenny: "I may pee myself over @adamsandler song."

‏@KevTweets: "Adam sandler should do more singing and less acting :)."

@LeonardOnTour: "If we had to guess who would be singing Hallelujah at the #121212concert, we wouldn't have guessed Adam Sandler. But we dig it! #screwsandy."

@brooklynbride: "Adam Sandler is the only guy who could make a hilarious song out of a hurricane. #121212concert."

@JayPrimetown: "For those that missed it, Adam Sandler's "Sandy Screw Ya." Easily the highlight of last night's benefit concert."

@dayylin: "Adam Sandler at the 12-12-12 concert for Sandy. First time in years he has been funny."

@MellowMelatonin: "Adam Sandler deserves a grammy for his performance last night alone. Screw ya, Sandy."

Even so, there were a few that didn't approve:

@kateyrich: "Oh no Adam Sandler changing the lyrics of "Hallelujah" to be about Hurricane Sandy. Oh no oh no oh no..."

@sophistikitten: "Adam Sandler singing a hurricane song in tune of Cohen's Hallelujah? I'm offended & he deserves a swift kick in the taco via my size 10 boots."

What do Mstarz fans think about the Sandy parody?

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