WATCH: William Shatner & Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top do ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’

Clint Drieberg
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ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons can be seen helping Star Trek star William Shatner rock up the Christmas classic “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” in this new video:

The track appears on a new LP titled Shatner Claus: The Christmas Album, which also includes guest appearances by Iggy Pop, Henry Rollins and members of the Cars, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Jethro Tull.

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Shatner Claus is the first ever Christmas album from William Shatner but not his first attempt at a cover – he’s had a go at everything from Common People, Rocket man and even Bohemian Rhapsody!

Cleopatra Records calls Shatner Claus a  “very special gift of the holidays – the first ever Christmas album from the godfather of dramatic musical interpretations and a legend of stage and screen.” For his part, Shatner sees himself “as an actor with a love of music,” he told Rolling Stone in 2013, around the time his prog album Ponder The Mystery was released.

See the full video here:

To buy the Christmas record CLICK HERE