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VIDEO: Billy Crystal Performs Marc Shaiman-Penned Musical Tribute to LETTERMAN

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On last night's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, Billy Crystal (700 SUNDAYS) performed a musical tribute to exiting host David Letterman. The song, penned by Tony and Grammy winning composer Marc Shaiman, is to the tune of the classic 'Fiddler on the Roof' number, "Sunrise Sunset." Check out the performance below!

Marc Shaiman received Tony, Grammy and Drama Desk Awards for Hairspray. He has toiled on more than 50 films including South Park, Patch Adams, The First Wives Club, The American President, Sleepless in Seattle, Broadcast News, When Harry Met Sally, Beaches, City Slickers, The Addams Family, A Few Good Men, Sister Act, In & Out and George of the Jungle.

About LATE SHOW:

The LATE SHOW has received numerous honors, including 70 Emmy nominations and nine Emmy Awards, including six for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program in 1994, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002. The show was named Program of the Year at the 1994 Television Critics Awards, and in 1995, 2001, 2011 and 2012, Letterman was nominated for a Career Achievement Award by the TCA. Letterman was awarded the prestigious Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at Comedy Central's first annual "The Comedy Awards" in March 2011. He has won two AMERICAN COMEDY AWARDS as Funniest Male Performer in a Television Series and a Foundation Award from the International Radio and Television Society for his "extraordinary domi­nation in late-night television." Letterman was also honored as "Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host" at the 31st Annual People's Choice Awards in 2005.



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