Five Covers of Star Wars' "The Imperial March"

In the great tradition of made-up holidays (oh, today is also No Pants Day), May The Fourth Be With You may be the most insular, but have you ever seen the look on a Star Wars fan's face when someone tells them they've never seen any of the movies? Or when they say they've only seen Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace? The horror, the horror.

John Williams' recurring theme song in The Empire Strikes Back has been reinterpreted into infinity over the years across genres and continents, especially by budding guitarists with video cameras. Here are a few of our favorites.

5. Lord Darth Vader, in a jazz club in Kansas City

4. The Mario Paint version

3. The DJ Darth Vader version

2. 8-bit version

1. This parrot

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