Lady Gaga Covers Van Halen’s ‘Panama’ with a Few Friends: Watch

By Philip Cosores

Lady Gaga has never been one to shy away from a cover song, whether it is John Lennon’s “Imagine,” “Stand By Me,” or The Sound of Music on the Academy Awards. But none of those could quite prepare audiences for a major departure for the pop star: covering Van Halen.

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This cover of “Panama” wasn’t exactly Gaga’s doing, as it was during a show of her long-time friends, the band the Dirty Pearls, at New York’s Gramercy Theater.

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