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'Pants' Not Just on the Ground— It's Everywhere

Song gets millions of clicks on YouTube, spurs remixes
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 20, 2010 10:51 AM CST

(Newser) – Not surprisingly, the award for first viral video hit of 2010 goes to American Idol audition song “Pants on the Ground.” After 62-year-old “General” Larry Platt introduced his masterpiece to the world last Wednesday, it took off, garnering 1 million Facebook fans and several million YouTube clicks in less than a week, CNN reports. Check out some of the remixes, including Jimmy Fallon’s apparent obsession with the song, in the gallery.
(Read more viral video stories.)

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