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Green Day Basket Case

This is from a few weeks ago, but I wanted to bring it up in case you may have missed it.  Alanis Morissette appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live and performed a stripped down cover of Green Day’s

Billie Joe Armstrong Meltdown

Billie Joe Armstrong’s Meltdown at iHeartRadio Music Festival
Photo Credit: Christopher Polk

“Basket Case.”    Green Day were scheduled to appear that night, but singer Billie Joe Armstrong had checked in to rehab for substance abuse following his expletive-filled meltdown at the

iHeartRadio Music Festival.

It seems to me that she says “We love you Billy Joel” at the end, instead of ‘Billie Joe.’ I found that pretty embarrassing that she doesn’t even know the front man’s name… Don’t you think she oughta know it?  Maybe it was just a little slip of the tongue? Or maybe I’m just hearing things.

What do you think of Morissette’s version of the song?  Did you find it a nice tribute, or a disgrace to the original?  Let me know what you think in the comments!