William Shatner turns 91 today (March 22), and while he’s best known as Star Trek’s Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise, another one of his stellar claims to fame are his spoken word covers.

In honor of Shatner, here are five of our favorite classic rock covers from his iconic “Rocket Man” to his lesser-known cover of Norman Greenbaum’s “Spirit In The Sky” with Peter Frampton.

  • 'Rocket Man'

  • 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

  • 'Space Oddity'

  • 'Spirit In The Sky'

  • 'She Blinded Me With Science'

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