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>> jimmy: fantastic. that's a great new york city crowd right there. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everybody. hey, listen to this. last night, president obama's speech on libya was actually scheduled early, so it wouldn't interrupt "dancing with the stars." [ scattered cheers ] that is ridiculous. i mean, this is a major historical event that affects the lives of millions of people. i can't believe it was almost interrupted by obama's speech. [ laughter ] that's right, last night there was another big episode of the show "dancing with the stars." yep, it was preceded by obama's new show, "dancing around the objectives in libya." [ light laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] critics are saying that president obama seemed defensive and slightly angry during his
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speech on libya. sounds like somebody's march madness bracket isn't doing so hot. [ laughter and applause ] this isn't good, the cast of "jersey shore" is headed to italy. [ cheers and applause ] italians have all ready started protesting their arrival. [ laughter ] it's crazy. people are out on the streets. they're like -- [ in italian accent ] "no, 'jersey shore,' no 'jersey shore,'" >> audience: no, "jersey shore." >> jimmy: "no, no, no, no. beat that beat. beat that -- i can't stop it. it's too good. it's too much fun." ♪ [ rhythmic clapping ] hey -- i was just reading about this. the country's obesity epidemic is driving up demand for oversized coffins. [ light laughter ] of course, there's always the other option, a regular coffin you just close really hard. [ light laughter ] you sit on it like a suitcase. [ laughter ]
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"get in there." i just saw this, a recent survey found that religion is close to becoming distinct in nine countries. when people heard that, they were like, "oh, my nobody, are you serious?" [ light laughter ] get this, a man and a woman who met on a british dating site eventually figured out that they were brother and sister. [ audience ohs ] and this is nice, since they live close by, they can actually car pool to therapy. isn't that nice? [ laughter and applause ] saving the earth. and finally, a woman was arrested at boston's logan international airport with a diaper full of cocaine. [ light laughter ] that explains charlie sheen's new catch phrase, "duh-pends." [ laughter ] ladies and gentlemen, we have a great show! give it up for the roots! [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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[ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that is legendary james brown drummer, clyde stubblefield, sitting in with the roots tonight. [ cheers and applause ] clyde stubblefield. clyde is probably the most sampled drummer in hip hop. he'll be playing a little bit later on in the show as well. but, we're so glad he's here. thanks for coming here, clyde. i appreciate that. [ cheers and applause ] >> thanks for having me. thank you. >> jimmy: good man. we have a fantastic show for you tonight. the gorgeous, the talented, liv tyler is here! [ cheers and applause ] oh, it's fun to have liv tyler. legendary, legendary hollywood producer, one of my favorites, jerry weintraub is stopping by. [ cheers and applause ] he's got amazing stories about elvis, and john denver, and frank sinatra.
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he's hilarious. he's a great guy. plus, we have music from the copyright criminals all-star band. [ cheers and applause ] that's what i'm talking about here. this is a super group featuring public enemy's chuck "d," eclectic method, our very own questlove and black thought and the legendary clyde stubblefield, right there. they're going to do -- [ applause ] they're going to do, "fight the power." "fight the power" is going to be tonight. i love it. this is going to be good. [ scattered cheers ] it's gonne be a fun show. now, before we get started with tonight's show, i just want to talk a little bit about something pretty special that happened last night. i was talking about how my best friend for six months, stephen colbert -- [ scattered applause ] -- he had announced on his show that i was going to match a $26,000 pledge to his charity, and, while i think this charity is a great cause, i'd never said any such thing. [ light laughter ] i don't have $26,000 just lying around.
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you guys know all of my money is tied up in justin bieber wigs and hypercolor soul patrol sweatshirts. [ laughter ] which are still available by the way. check my website. anyway, stephen got wind of what i was saying and somehow instantly appeared in our studio last night, very, very upset. here, take a look. >> i came here, because i thought we were bffsms. [ laughter ] >> together: best friends for six months. >> yes! i give, and i give and i give your money to other people. [ laughter ] and i get nothing back. >> jimmy: anyway -- [ cheers and applause ] -- i had to figure out a way to come up with the come $26,000, and i came up with this idea. if i can get you guys, our fans, to help me raise this money by friday, stephen colbert will come on our show and sing rebecca black's "friday," with the roots. [ cheers and applause ] this friday. and i know -- i know stephen
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will do this, because he has a human heart -- [ light laughter ] -- and human arms and human legs. it's up to us now, you guys. so, we've set up a link at falloncolbertproject. you can go on it right now if you're at home by a computer. anyone can go make a donation. it could be 50 cents, it could be $1, could be $1,000. it's a great cause. as of tonight, i'm happy to say, we are at $10,326. we're almost there, people! [ cheers and applause ] we are well on our way to helping out this charity, which help kids. and, more importantly, it will help keep a fledgling friendship between two television personality alive for at least five more months. [ scattered cheers ] so, give it up from a great humanitarian, great american, and a great bff of the six month
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variety. stephen colbert, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] i haven't asked him if he'll do it, but i think he would. ladies and gentlemen, it is time to take a look at the stories making headlines today and weigh the good with the bad. it's time for "pros and cons." here we go. ♪ pros and cons and pros and cons and pros ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: here we go. tonight's topic, playing basketball for virginia commonwealth university. [ boing ] >> ouch! >> jimmy: now, this has been an awesome story. if you've been watching march madness at all, you know that vcu just made the final four, shocking the sports world. they kind of came out of nowhere. nobody expected them to get this far. it's a the true cinderella story. let's take a look at the pros and cons of playing basketball for vcu. here we go. pro, you've made it to the final
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four proving everyone wrong. con, including your friends, family, teammates, and head coach. [ light laughter ] not fair. pro, i can't believe vcu made it this far. con, how did a "law & order" spinoff make it to the final four? [ laughter ] great show. >> steve: that's a great show. >> jimmy: great show. >> steve: i tivo it every monday. >> jimmy: great write -- >> steve: every monday. >> jimmy: great writing. [ laughs ] best writer. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: hey, buddy. >> steve: hey, all right. >> jimmy: it's great writing. >> steve: yeah, i love it. i watch it every monday. i wouldn't miss it. >> jimmy: all right. >> steve: i tivo it and then i transcribe it. and then i read it to myself. >> jimmy: oh, my gosh. [ laughter ] you really like -- you really like "law & order." >> steve: i tape a tape of me reading it to myself, then i watch that. then, i fall asleep with it playing. >> jimmy: i know. >> steve: then, i wake up, because the writing is great. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: this is the best writing on a show. >> steve: oh, my gosh. it's great. >> jimmy: it's the best writing on a show. >> steve: oh, my gosh, the episode where the guy --
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[ laughter ] >> jimmy: the one guys goes -- yeah, yeah. and the other guy gets in there. oh, man. >> steve: and that kid. oh! [ grunts ] [ laughter ] >> jimmy: oh, man! pro, out of 6 million ncaa brackets submitted to, only two people were crazy enough to pick vcu for the final four. this is true. con, charlie sheen and gary busey. [ cheers and applause ] [ as gary busey ] "you ever seen that one episode where --" all right, gary. [ laughter ] >> steve: he's a huge fan of that show. >> jimmy: gary loves that show. >> jimmy: pro, one more win and you're in the finals. con, one more loss and it's back to your internship churning butter out of colonial williamsburg. [ audience ohs ] [ scattered applause ] it's a fun place, you should visit. >> steve: i love that place. >> jimmy: i think it's fun. >> steve: american history brought to life. >> jimmy: pro, with vcu playing butler saturday night, you've got two cinderella's going at it.
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con, boom chick-a wow-wow. [ laughter and applause ] pro, this saturday is when march madness really begins. cons, this saturday is april 2nd. >> steve: well -- >> jimmy: doesn't make any sense. pro, vcu's odds of going all the way are one in over 200,000. con, same as mine in college. [ light laughter ] sad, sad time. and finally, pro, virginia commonwealth is lead by head coach shaka smart. con, shaka smart, shaka smart. ♪ shaka smart let me rock it let me rock it shaka smart ♪ ♪ let me rock it it's all i wana do shaka smart ♪ ♪ let me rock let me rock it shaka smart ♪ ♪ let me rock it let me root for you ♪ and that's the "pros and cons," everybody. we'll be right back with "battle of the instant bands 2." come on back! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ pros and cons and pros and cons and pros ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] give yourself an edge.
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[ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hey! so before the show we picked ten people from our great studio audience, people that i've never met before, but they all have one thing in common -- they love to dance. [ laughter ] then we split them into two dance crews -- [ laughter ] and here's how talented our audience is here at "late night." these guys have had just 45 minutes to make up a full-on dance routine and perform it for us live tonight. [ cheers and applause ] here's footage of them practicing backstage a little while ago. there you go. hey, there they are, tearing it up. looks good already. hey, ya. and here they are now, let's give them a hand, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] crew number one, welcome to the show, you guys. tell me your names and where you're from, please. >> i am jessica, and i am from burlington, ontario. >> jimmy: very good. >> keesha from traverse city, michigan. >> i'm dean from edmonton, alberta.
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>> rich from youngstown, ohio. >> jason from north bergen, new jersey. >> jimmy: ah, from new jersey. very, very good. and you guys have never met before, correct? >> never. >> jimmy: okay, very good. and i can see you backstage, that you had to pick a name for your crew. >> yes. >> jimmy: what do you come up with? >> team mustard, like mustard since we're in yellow, but french. mustard. roll that r. >> jimmy: that's a long name. that's a long, long name. thank you for the explanation of the name. a whole wikipedia page based on your name right there. team mustard. and roll the rs. now, clearly you've all been accessorized backstage. let's take a look at your group photo here. there they are, team mustard. [ cheers and applause ] i get it now. very good. looking hot, looking real hot. all right. very good. welcome, you guys. what are your names and where are you all from? >> i'm kelly and i'm from new york. >> jimmy: hey, all right. [ cheers and applause ] >> i'm julie, i'm from wayland, massachusetts.
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>> jimmy: very good. [ scattered applause ] >> i'm david and i'm from nashville, tennessee. >> i'm eric from philadelphia. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: you can't point at the roots after you say where you're from. [ laughter ] >> i'm neil from chicago. >> jimmy: very good. very good. now what is the name of your crew? >> we're the e-e-electric smurfs. [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: what is the extra "e" for? >> for fun. >> jimmy: for fun. that's great. here we go. here's your group shot right here. [ cheers and applause ] the electric smurfs, i love it. okay, you guys, it all comes down to this. it's time for the dance battle. behold the dance floor. this is where the magic happens. the roots are going to play a song and each crew will perform the choreographed dance routine they made up less than an hour ago. this is it, you guys. and remember what we say here in
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"late night," in the words of brett dolan from the classic street dancing film, "step up," can i have your hand? >> yeah. >> jimmy: can i have your other hand? >> sure. >> jimmy: when someone hands you your dreams, you take it. you don't ask questions. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] that being said, are there any questions? [ laughter ] all right. good. all right. team mustard, please take the stage. [ cheers and applause ] good luck. ladies and gentlemen, performing together as the dance crew for the very first time in public, please give it up for team mustard! [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that was fantastic. get over here that was great. come on over. very good. very, very good. you guys, they made a pretty bold statement out there. [ cheers ] you guys think you can top it? >> yeah. >> jimmy: there's only one way to find out. go ahead and take the stage. [ cheers and applause ]
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here we go, you guys. roots, are you ready? >> questlove: we're ready. >> jimmy: ladies and gentlemen, dancing together for the very first time, please welcome the e-e-e-electric smurfs. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
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>> jimmy: wow, he is stuck. can you help him? wow. get over here. great job. nice move, my man. very good. [ laughter ] it is time to take our winner, everybody. who's it gonna be? audience will it be team mustard? [ cheers and applause ] or will it be the electric smurfs? [ cheers and applause ] the winner it is team mustard, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ and because you guys are the best dance crew, you will each be taking home a $300 gift certificate to j. crew. there you go. [ cheers and applause ] one great crew deserves another. you all right? yeah. [ laughter ] here you go. congratulations, guys.
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and because nobody at "late night" goes home empty-handed, everyone in the runner up crew is getting a $100 gift certificate to j. crew! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] $100 is pretty good too, right? >> yes. >> jimmy: are you all right? >> don't worry about it, okay? >> jimmy: thanks to our friends at j. crew and congratulations to all of our dancers. [ cheers and applause ] you guys are great. stick around, everybody. we'll be right back with liv tyler. ♪ [ panting ] [ girl's voice ] he's in here! [ boy's voice ] jerry, ya better come out'n give us some o' that sub! [ boy's voice ] no. [ girl's voice ] or you're never usin' my stapler again! [ boy's voice ] my calculator neither! i'm not here! well, you're never, ever, ever allowed to use my trash can basketball hoop! big whoop! [ all groan ]
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and fewer pills for a day free of pain. and get the all day pain relief of aleve in liquid gels. >> jimmy: welcome back, everybody. our first guest starred in such hit movies as "armageddon," "the incredible hulk," and the blockbuster "lord of the rings" trilogy. starting friday, she's in a new
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movie called "super." stay hello to the beautiful and talented liv tyler. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: it's great to see you again. >> howdy. >> jimmy: you look beautiful. >> thank you. thank you very much. >> jimmy: i know your whole family. i think the last time i saw you we were watching your mom rock it out on stage? >> we did. you just appeared there. i was going to see my mom play and you were with her. >> jimmy: that's how i do. i'm like a magician. i just appear places, a puff of smoke and i'm there. but, she rocked it out. >> she did. >> jimmy: pretty big deal, man. she was awesome. >> she has a big voice. she's here tonight. hi, mama. >> jimmy: is she out there. oh, hey. all right, very cool. [ cheers and applause ] >> and your dad, your dad was here right when "american idol" was starting up as he's a judge. your dad's one of the most
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likeable guys, the nicest guys. >> he is. >> jimmy: did he go over with you like, and ask you should i do this? was he nervous? >> yeah, i remember him telling me about it. i think he already sort of decided that it was a really big deal, and exciting news. and he was really excited about it. a lot of people are like, "what the f' is he doing?" >> jimmy: but he, now he started a thing -- idol is bigger than ever now -- >> yeah. >> jimmy: and he's killing it. and he's said some quotes that i don't even understand. i don't know if i speak steven tyler. >> the whole sixth season. >> jimmy: slap that baby on the ass and call me christmas. [ laughter ] i have no idea what that means. after monday and tuesday, even a week says wtf. [ laughter ] that's very smart, actually, yeah. he goes, i know why you're here and we're all here and we are not all there. [ laughter ] i just think its like, amazing he's -- does he always talk like that? his whole life? >> the funniest thing about him is that he has such a unique way of text messaging, which is
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like, really another language and i can speak it but it always makes me laugh, i have to read it out loud to people. everything's in capital letters, and he has his own way of spelling things that you really couldn't decipher it, its like morse code or something. it's amazing. >> jimmy: he's a really fun guy. >> i got to go on "american idol" the other day which was amazing. >> jimmy: that's right. did you like it? >> i loved it. but i was having these wild fantasies the whole time. my little sister, chelsea, is the most amazing singer in the world and i was like, how could we audition for "american idol." like could we wear mask instead of -- elaborate -- >> jimmy: we would totally know who you were. >> how do we get up there? and could we trick him? would he know? >> jimmy: he'd be like, i recognize you from somewhere. he probably would make up some other gibbershy fun thing. but your dad was your date to the movie "super" premier? >> oh, yeah. it was very sweet. he escorted me. >> jimmy: he likes toll take a stretch limo. >> oh, yes. my mom was like, dad, please, and sometimes i'll go as far as like, if we meet and we're going somewhere together, we went to
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an oscar event and vanity fair party together, and we met on a side street, i made him get out of the stretch and come in my suv because i was so shy. >> jimmy: i love that. because like, people don't really -- stretch limousines, like, no one really uses them anymore. people that go to proms use them, right? >> he goes like grocery shopping in a stretch. now, this movie "super," you've got the very funny rainn wilson. >> oh, he is very funny. >> jimmy: gosh he is hilarious. >> and very sweet. >> jimmy: yeah, he's a great guy. and ellen page, who i love as well. >> kevin bacon. >> jimmy: kevin bacon. what is the idea of this movie? >> it's about a man, a sort of a lonely, sad man who meets my character and i'm kind of complicated. i'm a recovering drug addict who's just gotten out of rehab. we meet, and fall in love, and we get married and within a couple weeks i fall off the wagon and leave him for kevin bacon who's a drug dealer. and then he is so devastated, he's like, i just -- god, i just want my sarah back. and he decides to become a superhero and makes a costume
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and -- no super power. he waits behind dumpsters and like -- he says, shut up crime. >> jimmy: shut up, crime? >> shut up crime. >> jimmy: ridiculous. >> and then he meets alan page and they become side kicks. and its dark and funny, and yeah. >> jimmy: we have a clip from the movie, "super." here is liv tyler. >> i've never really been happy. not even when i was a little girl. >> i kind of think, happiness is overrated. people spend their whole lives chasing it. because the most important thing in the world, happy people are kind of -- arrogant. what? >> do people tell you you're weird, frank? >> yeah. >> jimmy: really funny guy.
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back, everybody. we're back with the great liv tyler and we were talking earlier about your dad and "american idol." and it was just -- it was a kind of a funny coincidence, because we were actually in a singing group in the '80s. >> we were pleather and lace. >> jimmy: that's right. pleather and lace. we sang in the '80s and we went on that talent competition show, "star search." you guys remember "star search?" [ cheers ] we were on -- we were on "star search." let me tell the story. and it was very crazy. i think we actually have some footage of you and i on "star search" and, you guys, you have to see this.
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it's really funny. let's take a look. >> announcer: round two of the 1987 competition on "star search," with your host ed mcmahon. [ cheers and applause ] >> ladies and gentlemen, from new york, please welcome pleather and lace. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ all through the night i'll be awake and i'll be with you ♪ ♪ all through the night this precious time when time is new ♪ ♪ ooh all through the night today knowing that we feel the same without saying ♪ ♪ we have no past we won't reach back
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we will keep running all through the night ♪ ♪ and once we start -- and we go running all through the night ♪ ♪ and morning ends and there is no end there is no end ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> and, out of possible four stars, the judges give pleather and lace, -- one quarter star. >> jimmy: that's not bad. that's not bad. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: thank god we lost because -- [ cheers and applause ] -- yeah. >> out lives turned out pretty good, though. >> jimmy: pretty good. guys, go see the movie "super," it opens friday.
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>> jimmy: our next guest this evening is a show business legend. he's managed the careers of elvis presley, frank sinatra and john denver. produced great movies like "diner," "the karate kid," and the billion dollar grossing "ocean's 11" franchise. his autobiography, "when i stop talking, you'll know i'm dead," is out right now in paper back. it is a great new documentary. it's fascinating. it's on april 4th, hbo, entitled "his way," featuring a lot of famous friends here. >> he's a lot of things to a lot of different people. >> he's ringling brothers. he's barnum and bailey. >> he's houdini. >> forrest gump. >> you can't buy him dinner. he knows how to [ bleep ] with somebody. >> he cuts his nails, but he has the most mushy, marshmallow center. >> sometimes he doesn't have a governor on his brain. >> he doesn't have a filter. he'll say, "you know, i woke up this morning and my balls ache.
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you know my grandmother?" [ laughter ] >> jimmy: please welcome jerry weintraub! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: the book, when it came out, now it's on paperback, but its a fascinating book. i have it on my kindle, i have it on my ipad. it's fascinating. >> great, did you buy it? >> jimmy: no. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i got to get into some of the stories. i love the elvis story, i love. and colonel tom parker, you know, he patrolled elvis and stuff like that. you didn't have any connection to elvis. >> none. >> jimmy: you just had a dream, and you go i want to work with elvis? >> right. i had a dream one night, and i got up in the middle of the night and wrote down on a piece of paper, jerry weintraub presents elvis. and i woke up my wife i said, look at this.
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she said, go to sleep, would you. you don't know elvis. what are you gonna do with elvis? i said, i'm going to know him, and i'm going to be his promoter and producer of all his shows. she said, that's -- go to sleep. i got up the next morning and called colonel parker. i called him 365 days, every morning i called him, i said, hello, this is jerry weintraub. yes. i want to take elvis on the road. no. and we went like that, 365 days. after that, one day he called me. he said, jerry, you still want to take elvis on the road. i said, absolutely with all my heart. he said, great, meet me in las vegas tomorrow with a million dollars. a million dollars. >> jimmy: a million dollars. how the heck are you gonna do that? >> now i know what a million dollars is now but in those days a million dollars was the rockefellers or something. but i said i would get it and i said i would be there. and i went to the bank in
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las vegas, which had a gold crown on it and a purple facade. you know, vegas. >> jimmy: sure, absolutely. >> and i said to the lady, i got a million coming, and i was wearing crocodile boots, cowboy belt. i had long hair down to here. >> jimmy: how old were you then? >> i was 24, 25. >> jimmy: 24 with a million dollars. >> and i got the million. and the guy from -- that came out from behind the door, and he said to me, excuse me. are you jerry weintraub? i said, yes, and i have a million dollars coming. and he said, yes, you do. and it's here. what are you going to do with it? i said, i'm going to take elvis on the road. i said who are you? he said, i'm the president of the bank. i said, well, give me my million. he said, you're gonna take elvis on the road? i said, yeah, why don't i leave here and be the accountant on the tour. >> jimmy: so you took him with you? >> no, i didn't take him. [ laughter ]
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>> jimmy: another story i love, cause now you started working with elvis, right. you book him in miami, sold out thing, because elvis was just big, that's right at the time. >> right. >> jimmy: so now you want to take him out around america. so you take him to miami sold out thing, its so many tickets. you go, let's add an afternoon show. >> 10,000 seats. >> jimmy: 10,000 seats. >> sold out. >> jimmy: and one rule, he's like, there can't be empty seats? >> two rules. no empty seats, and don't put big shots in the front rows. put my fans in the front rows because i have to work to them. i need the girls there, you know. and i said, i got it, i got it, i got it. and i said, you got it. i put the show on sale, it sold out immediately. i went back to elvis and i said, how about a matinee? he said, sure, great, no problem. i'll do a breakfast show, if i get paid. i said, do a matinee. so i put the matinee on sale, three days later they said, you're sold out. now it was july 4th weekend in miami beach.
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i don't know if you've ever been to miami beach, florida on july 4th weekend. but the alligators leave town. they don't want -- its too hot. >> jimmy: nobody -- it's too hot. too hot, yeah, yeah, yeah. >> it's too hot. so i went down there, got there, and walked in the box office and there was all of these tickets in the rack behind the guy and i said to the guy, what are those tickets? he said, they are there for the matinee. i said, the matinee you told me was sold out. he said, i only told you what you wanted to hear. i said, oh, my gosh. so i went back into the arena and found colonel parker, that was his manager. i said, colonel, we have a problem. he said, we have a problem? what's our problem? i said, i have 5,000 seats left for the matinee. he said, son, we don't have a problem. you have a problem. so i got to figure this out. or my career is over. this is it. they are going to make this
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work. i walked outside and right next door to the miami beach convention center, and its still there, it was a dade county jail -- no i did not invite the prisoners to the show. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that's what i thought, right. that's what i thought, too. that's what i thought. >> and i went into the jail and i got a hold of the sheriff. and i said, sheriff, i've got a problem. he said, what's your problem, son? i said, i need to take 5,000 seats out of the miami beach convention center and i need to put them back for the nighttime show. and he said to me, okay. you got any money? i said, yeah. i starts rolling off the money. >> jimmy: so you removed -- >> i removed 5,000 seats. >> jimmy: so it was a sold out show. >> and we put them in the parking lot and we put a blue tarp over them. elvis came to the show, walked -- got out of the car he said, how are we doing? i said, we're doing great.
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all of the seats are full. i didn't say it was sold out. >> jimmy: okay. all the seats are full. >> then we did the nighttime show and i put the seats back for the nighttime show. he came back and did the nighttime show. after the show we went out and had something to eat. he said, you know, jerry, that was great. i really had a great time. but i think we should stick to the nighttime shows. the audience is much louder. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you've been honored. you've been honored. you have your own star on the walk of fame. but now this is the equivalent in new york city, you have your own sandwich at the carnegie deli. >> how about that? >> jimmy: corned beef, brisket. it is called "jerry weintraub, "his way sandwich, when he stops eating, you'll know he's dead." look at this guy, it's fantastic. you are amazing. >> by the way, no mayonnaise on it. >> jimmy: oh, that's for me. hey, thanks buddy, i appreciate it. i'm gonna go for it right now.
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>> mustard. >> jimmy: ah, you're the best. i can't thank you enough for coming on the show. you're a legend. you've got to watch the special on hbo, april 4th. you'll love it. it's so fascinating. >> thank you. >> jimmy: jerry weintraub. >> thank you. >> jimmy: thank you so much. april 4th. copyright criminals all-star band, performing next. come on back. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ 3q all the traffic on your carpet really adds up, leaving behind ground-in dirt and odors
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our next guests came together after appearing in the acclaimed documentary "copyright criminals." tonight, they're here to perform the public enemy classic, "fight the power." with a little help from questlove and black though from the roots. please welcome, chuck "d," clyde stubblefield and eclectic method. the copyright criminals all-star band! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> yet our best trained, best
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educated, best equipped, best prepared troops refuse to fight. as a matter of fact, it's safe to say that they would rather switch than fight. ♪ >> all-stars -- come on. oh. ♪ come on now. it's questlove. it's the funky drummer himself, clyde stubblefield, eclectic method, i'm chuck "d," black thought. uh-oh. look out for that glock. look out for that glock. fight the powers that be. that's right now. get down. everybody, put one up. come on. ♪ 2011 the number another summer ♪ ♪ get down come on sound of the funky drummer ♪ ♪ music hittin' your heart 'cause i know you got soul brothers and sisters ♪ ♪ listen if you're missin' y'all swingin' while i'm singin' ♪ ♪ givin' whatcha gettin'
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knowin' what i know while the black bands sweatin' ♪ ♪ and the rhythm rhymes rollin' got to give us what we want ♪ >> come on! ♪ gotta give us what we need our freedom of speech is freedom or death ♪ ♪ we got to fight the powers that be let me hear you say ♪ ♪ fight the power power of the funky drummer y'all fight the power ♪ >> let me hear you say -- ♪ fight the power pump it up with the sound of pride fight the power ♪ ♪ let me hear you say fight the power ♪ >> eclectic method, copyright criminals ♪ fight the power let me hear you say ♪ ♪ fight the power yeah, we've got to fight the powers that be ♪ ♪ as the rhythm designed to bounce what counts is ♪ ♪ that the rhymes designed to fill your mind now that you've realized the prides arrived ♪ ♪ we got to get the stuff to make us tough ♪ ♪ from the heart it's a start a work of art ♪ ♪ to revolutionize make a change nothing's strange ♪ ♪ people, people we are the same no, we're not the same ♪ ♪ 'cause we don't know the game what we need is awareness we can't get careless ♪ ♪ you say what is this my beloved let's get down to business ♪ ♪ mental self defensive fitness bum rush the show ♪
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♪ you gotta go for what you know to make everybody see ♪ ♪ in order to fight the powers that be ♪ ♪ fight the power fight the power let me hear you say fight the power ♪ ♪ fight the power let me hear you say fight the power fight the power ♪ ♪ fight the power we've got to fight the powers that be ♪ ♪ elvis was a hero to most but he never meant to me you see ♪ ♪ straight out racist that sucker was simple and plain ♪ ♪ him and john wayne cause i'm black and i'm proud ♪ ♪ i'm ready and hyped plus i'm amped most of my heroes don't appear on no stamps ♪ ♪ sample a look back you look and find nothing but rednecks ♪ ♪ for 400 years if you check don't worry be happy was a number one jam ♪ ♪ damn if i say it you can slap me right here let's get this party started right ♪ ♪ right on, c'mon what we got to say power to the people no delay ♪ ♪ make everybody see
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in order to -- that's right y'all ♪ ♪ fight the power y'all got to fight the power fight the power ♪ ♪ let me hear you say fight the power get down with the funky drums ♪ fight the power let me hear you say fight the power ♪ ♪ questlove and clyde get down fight the power let me hear you say ♪ ♪ fight the power copyright criminals we've gotta fight the powers that be ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy fallon. >> jimmy: chuck "d." the copyright criminals all-star band. my man, black thought. check out the funky drummer addition of "copyright criminals" on dvd now. my thanks to liv tyler, jerry weintraub, copyright criminals all-star band. and the greatest band in "late night," the roots, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] stay-tuned for "carson daly." thanks for watching. have a good night. hope to see you tomorrow! [ cheers and applause ] ♪


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