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Father Ray Kelly Rocs Mic With Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” [VIDEO]


So you’re at the April 5th wedding of the soon-to-be Mr. & Mrs. Chris and Leah O’Kane, and SonLight Music Ministry has just finished a beautiful song to wrap up the wedding–but wait there’s more, as Father Ray Kelly suddenly steps up to the spotlight and grabs the mic as a new backing track comes up as this Man of Oh My God lays down a beautiful version of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah.”

Well, that’s unexpected. Especially since Father Kelly has a pretty great voice. The only real problem here is that Father Kelly gave up the karaoke sheet in favor of making up his own lyrics that salute the happy couple. That’s kind of cornball. It’s fun to think of Leonard Cohen getting on the phone with his lawyers over this one, but that’s not likely. Instead, we just have a nice unlikely moment that must now go viral. Watch to the end for the crowd going wild, too. Damn, thought there was going to be a riot in the house.

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J.R. Taylor has spent several years covering all aspects of pop culture for prestigious publications. Well, they were prestigious. Contact me: @google+ @twitter @email @website