Watch Foo Fighters Perform “Everlong” For Letterman’s Final Show
David Letterman wrapped up a 33-year-long late-night career last night, and brought out one of his favorite bands to do his favorite song to put a capper on the night. Foo Fighters — who did a week-long residency on the show last year after the release of Sonic Highways — played “Everlong,” which they performed on his show back in 2000 when Letterman returned from an extended absence after heart surgery. Before the performance, he talked about how much the song helped him with his recovery. For much of the night, the long-time host opted for humor, bringing out a bevy of stars for his final Top 10 list, and looking back on some of his favorite moments, but the final “Everlong” performance was certainly sentimental enough. The song soundtracked an extended montage of vintage Late Night clips, paying tribute to a man who shaped the genre over the past few decades. Watch the final Letterman Late Show musical performance below.