WATCH: Ted Williams, The Golden Voice, Covers ‘Call Me Maybe’

The Carly Rae Jepsen hit has inspired dozens of parodies and lip sync videos. We thought we’d play along.

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It’s the meeting of the memes: Carly Rae Jepsen’s earworm “Call Me Maybe” as performed by another Internet sensation, Ted Williams — the 54-year-old YouTube superstar who rocketed to fame in early 2011 as the man with the “golden voice.” “Call Me Maybe” has everyone singing along already — we figured, why not try it with a soulful baritone instead?

Williams, who sat down with TIME to discuss his new memoir, told painful tales of rock bottom and redemption, and also demonstrated his now-legendary vocal chords — the ones that helped pull him off the street and land him voiceover contracts with Kraft and the New England Cable News network.

We’ll have the full interview with Ted Williams later this week; in the meantime, enjoy.

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