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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Musicians Franz Stahl, Chris Shiflett, Dave Grohl, Pat Smear, Taylor Hawkins and Nate Mendel of Foo Fighters attend The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins celebrates his birthday today (February 17), and we thought we’d go back a bit in time and watch easily one of our favorite TV moment from the drummer.

The band was on the popular segment “Carpool Karaoke” on The Late Late Show with James Corden back in September 2017, and frankly, whenever there’s a rock artist in the car with Corden, it’s a big deal, since it’s usually dominated by pop stars.

The highlight of the segment came when the video culminates with a visit to Guitar Center for a spontaneous jam but not before being greeted by a massive photo of Hawkins above the music store’s entrance, which was easily one of the best organic laughs in the entire segment.

The ensuing jam is also pretty great, and naturally includes Rick Astley, who was popping up during Foo Fighters shows when they were touring recently overseas.


Foo Fighters Carpool Karaoke

James and the Foo Fighters take a drive through Los Angeles singing the band's classics before dropping into a music store for a quick drumming session with Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins. More Late Late Show: Subscribe: Watch Full Episodes: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Watch The Late Late Show with James Corden weeknights at 12:35 AM ET/11:35 PM CT.

Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights