Hear Stephen Colbert's Terrible Mick Jagger Impersonation

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Stephen Colbert does Rolling Stones karaoke to "Brown Sugar" on The Howard Stern Show on SiriusXM on Aug. 18, 2015.

Stephen Colbert made an appearance on Howard Stern's Sirius XM show Tuesday (Aug. 18), and things took a karaoke-related turn when the host mentioned Colbert's past as the frontman of a Rolling Stones cover band.

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"We were called Shot in the Dark," Colbert told Stern, "[but] we called ourselves 'A Shit in the Dark' because we sucked so badly." Of course, Stern happened to have a backing track for The Late Show host's go-to, "Brown Sugar," on hand. Colbert was more than willing to give listeners a taste of his Mick Jagger impression. The voice? Not quite there. But the moves? A+

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Watch the full performance below:

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