Watch Dave Grohl’s ‘In Memoriam’ Performance of ‘Blackbird’ on the Oscars

Watch Dave Grohl’s ‘In Memoriam’ Performance of ‘Blackbird’ on the Oscars

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For the ‘In Memoriam’ segment on the Academy Awards Sunday night, Foo Fighters front man Dave Grohl delivered a stripped-down cover of the Beatles‘ classic Blackbird.

The song served as the musical accompaniment to the montage of entertainers that were lost in the pat year, including Alan Rickman, Omar Sharif, David Bowie, Wes Craven and more.

Watch the segment below:

Grohl is no stranger to acoustic re-workings of Blackbird, as Grohl has played a similar version on the road in recent years:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxv4gfY1zRA

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