Dave Grohl Surprises ER Nurse with 'Everlong' Performance on 'Kimmel'

Go ahead, try not to cry

April 28, 2020

While broadcasting from home during the quarantine, Jimmy Kimmel Live! has been paying tribute to healthcare workers and first responders on the frontline of the coronavirus crisis.

Monday, Kimmel honored emergency and trauma nurse TJ Riley from New York's Jacobi Medical Center in The Bronx, who also had contracted COVID-19.

As thanks for his incredible dedication, Jimmy surprised him with his favorite singer, who just happened to be his pal Dave Grohl. Riley, and the rest of us, were treated to an acoustic performance of the Foo Fighters hit “Everlong" over video chat.

Kimmel and crew also helped give Riley $10,000, as well as gift packages for the nurses in Riley's department with thanks to the retailer, Life is Good.

Interspersed with photos of hospital staff on video, Grohl sang the song just for Riley, who could be seen holding back tears as he watched. We dare you to do the same.

An all-star charity cover of Foo Fighters’ “Times Like These” featuring Dua Lipa and Coldplay’s Chris Martin has recently been making it's way up the charts benefiting BBC Children In Need and Comic Relief, and the band recently re-broadcast their 2006 Hyde Park concert on YouTube to benefit MusiCares.

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