Claude François

…is my new hero:

Yes, that’s “If I Had a Hammer” in French, with the most ridiculous dance moves known to man tacked on. Apparently, the guy behind this genius, François, is something of a national icon in France, complete with Elvis-style impersonators in the wake of his bizarre, lightbulb-provoked demise. Personally, I’m just impressed that the man could break it down like Gumby:

Apparently, his shtick was doing French-language versions of prominent American songs, like “If I Had a Hammer” (aka “Si j’avais un marteau”). And, um, er:

Yeah, that aside, we can agree that this man is made of awesome, no?

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