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VIDEO PLAYLIST: William Shatner’s Classic Rock Covers

Believe it or not, William Shatner turns 86 today (March 22), and while he’s best known as Star Trek’s Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise, another one of his stellar claims to fame are his spoken-word covers. 

In honor of Shatner, here’s some of our favorite classic rock covers from his iconic “Rocket Man” to his lesser known cover of Norman Greenbaum’s “Spirit In The Sky.”

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William Shatner Playlist – Tracklist

“Rocket Man”
“Bohemian Rhapsody”
“Space Oddity”
“Spirit In The Sky”
“She Blinded Me With Science”


Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock reporter. The first man she ever loved was Jack Daniel.  (True story.)