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'Pants on the Ground' hits the Web

”American Idol” auditioner General Larry Platt becomes a viral sensation

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Sixty-three-year-old American Idol auditioner General Larry Platt has become a viral sensation with ”Pants on the Ground.” We grade just a few of the homages making the rounds on the Web.

1. Jimmy Fallon knocked our socks-but not our pants-off with his rendition of Platt’s song, performed à la Neil Young. A

2. Brett Favre led his Vikings teammates in an unexpected ”Pants on the Ground”-inspired cheer after their win over the Dallas Cowboys. B+

3. Alvin, Simon, and Theodore don’t even wear pants, yet they still shriek Platt’s tune. Hmmm. D