'Super Mario Bros.' Creator Performs Game's Theme Song on 'Fallon'

Last week, Shigeru Miyamoto—as in, the creator of Super Mario Bros.—dropped in on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon with his Gibson acoustic to perform the game's iconic theme song with the Roots.

Sure, it was probably just part of the promotional runup for the December 15 release of Super Mario Runon the app store, but who cares?

You can check it out below.

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums. He now plays in two NYC-area bands.