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The Offspring cover Joe Exotic from quarantine

Fans of Tiger King know that Joe Exotic commissioned a Vancouver group called the Clinton Johnson Band to write and record songs for him. Joe then either lip-synced or sang softly under the actual vocals. Two albums are available for sale in the Greater Wynnewood Zoo in Oklahoma.

Since the debut of the Netflix series, a couple of those songs have become viral hits on Spotify. Now The Offspring (who admit to being a little stir crazy during the coronavirus lockdown) have decided to cover “Here Kitty Kitty.” Because why not?

Wait. Dexter and Noodles just happened to have a tiger costume lying around? And who’s the dancing cat?

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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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