Kevin Bacon and Jimmy Fallon reveal the real origins of a Beach Boys classic

Kevin Bacon is a man of many talents, but if you’ve spent your life wondering whether or not the seasoned actor could pull off a trademark Beach Boys whine, you can finally check that item off of your bucket list, thanks to his recent appearance on The Tonight Show
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Teaming up with host Jimmy Fallon for a segment called “First Drafts of Rock,” Bacon dons some classic beachwear and an oh-so-retro hairdo to perform a hilarious parody of the Beach Boys’ classic “Fun, Fun, Fun.”

Bacon is a great fit for the brief role, given that he not only knows how to handle a guitar—he and his brother perform as the Bacon Brothers—but he also has the uncanny ability to look like a teenager, no matter how old he gets. I mean, really, would you ever guess that he’s 57? 

Screengrab via The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon/Facebook

Mike Wehner

Mike Wehner

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