We begin our selection of musical tributes to Star Wars with the granddaddy of them all, “Weird Al” Yankovic’s immaculate “American Pie” rewrite “The Saga Begins”:
Of course, not all Star Wars tributes are quite as articulate. The ridiculous sci-fi punk rock trio Supernova went in the opposite direction for “Chewbacca”:
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Nerdcore rap, part 1: “Irresistible Force” by 2 Skinnee J’s, here accompanied by Stormtrooper-costumed breakdancers.
Nerdcore rap, part 2: MC Chris’s Boba Fett tribute “Fett’s Vette,” as featured in Zack and Miri Make a Porno.
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Half of the fun of Star Wars fandom, of course, is complaining about it: hence Hot Waffles and their unnervingly catchy number “George Lucas Raped Our Childhood” (which starts about a minute into this video).