However, in May, fan request was finally answered, with a full blown rendition of the 1982 hit single not only available on YouTube, but available for streaming and downloading on other platforms.
From there, the cover continued to get airplay in new and unexpected ways. In July, Toto keyboardist Steve Porcaro joined them for a rendition of the song on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. Then, their August 8 show at Los Angeles’ The Forum is where they arguably hit their peak, with the special guest appearance of comedy legend, “Weird Al” Yankovic.
Getting in on their version of the game, Toto returned the favor later that night by performing their version of Weezer’s “Hash Pipe.” Watch Toto’s cover of Weezer below.
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