Watch Justin Timberlake Cover Ray LaMontagne’s “Jolene” In NYC

Justin Timberlake played a private show at New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom last night, during which he busted out an acoustic guitar and covered Ray LaMontagne’s “Jolene,” describing it as one of his favorite songs. Note: This is not the famous Dolly Parton song “Jolene” that has been covered by everyone from the White Stripes to Miley Cyrus but rather a LaMontagne original. Watch fan-made video of JT’s rendition below.

Where do we, collectively, stand on the prospect of Justin Timberlake putting out an album of acoustic singer-songwriter ballads?

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