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Chris Stapleton Performs, Does ZZ Top Sketch On Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight Show” (Watch)

Chris Stapleton performs a song from his album — and appears in “First Drafts Of Rock” on Monday’s “Tonight Show.”

[Fallon, Bacon & Stapleton on The Tonight Show | NBC]

Update: Chris Stapleton appeared in two segments on Monday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

He first joined Fallon and fellow guest Kevin Bacon for a “First Drafts Of Rock” bit. The subject? ZZ Top’s hit “Legs.”

Later, he took the stage to perform his own song “I Was Wrong.”

Videos of the “First Drafts” sketch and Stapleton’s performance follow. Photos from the taping are also embedded.

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0670 — Pictured: (l-r) Musical Guest Chris Stapleton performs “I Was Wrong” on May 8, 2017 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0670 — Pictured: (l-r) Musical Guest Chris Stapleton performs “I Was Wrong” with Morgane Stapleton on May 8, 2017 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0670 — Pictured: (l-r) host Jimmy Fallon and musician Chris Stapleton during “First Drafts of Rock – ‘Legs'” on May 8, 2017 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0670 — Pictured: (l-r) host Jimmy Fallon, actor Kevin Bacon and musician Chris Stapleton during “First Drafts of Rock – ‘Legs'” on May 8, 2017 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0670 — Pictured: (l-r) Professional Golfer David Feherty with host Jimmy Fallon during an interview on May 8, 2017 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0670 — Pictured: (l-r) Actor Kevin Bacon with host Jimmy Fallon during an interview on May 8, 2017 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

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Chris Stapleton’s new album “From A Room, Volume One” debuted this past Friday.

In support and celebration of the new release, the Grammy-winning artist appears in two segments on Monday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

Stapleton first appears in a “First Drafts Of Rock” sketch. The bit finds Stapleton, host Jimmy Fallon and interview guest Kevin Bacon offering a take on a ZZ Top classic.

Stapleton later returns to the stage to play a song from his new album.

Taped Monday afternoon, the episode also features interviews with David Feherty and the aforementioned Kevin Bacon. It airs at 11:35PM ET/PT.

Written by Brian Cantor

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