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Weird Al Yankovic, young people with autism sing 'Yoda' on telethon
Weird Al Yankovic, young people with autism sing 'Yoda' on telethon

Weird Al Yankovic joined the “Night of Too Many Stars” telethon on Comedy Central to sing his “Yoda” parody of the Kinks’ “Lola” with 14-year-old Jodi Di Piazza, who has autism, and a choir of autistic kids at the 2015 edition of the fundraiser. Di Piazza became a sensation at the 2012 event when she sang “Firework” with Katy Perry, and this time teamed up with pop music’s leading satirist. She started the song at the piano, and Yankovic soon joined her, outfitted in a Jedi master’s flowing robe. They were joined by the Actionplay Chorus, made up of young people with autism. In the song, Yankovic reimagined the...

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