to share a video of herself jamming out with Elton John, Ed Sheeran and Brandi Carlile — in tribute to Lisa Kudrow.
Instead of singing John’s hit “Tiny Dancer,” the group changed the words to “Tony Danza,” referencing Kudrow’s character Phoebe’s line about the song on Friends.
In a season 3 episode, Phoebe says she thinks the most romantic song is “the one that Elton John wrote for that guy on Who’s the Boss? ‘Hold me close, young Tony Danza.'”
So, in tribute to that moment, Cox, Sheeran, John and Carlile belted out “Tony Danza.” “Lisa Kudrow, this one’s for you,” Sheeran said at the start of the video.
Cox — who has become quite the pianist — powers through the song until a slight mess-up. Sheeran shrugs it off and the group hugs it out.
“One of the greatest moments of my life. This one’s for you @lisakudrow. #phoebe #tonydanza #tinydancer @eltonjohn @teddysphotos @brandicarlile 🎥: @jadeehlers,” Cox captioned the video.
Kudrow couldn’t help but react to the video with one of her own. “OK, Ed Sheeran, Courteney Cox, Brandi Carlile and Elton John, that was the most thrilling thing ever. It was so good,” she said. “Technically it’s ‘Hold me close, Young Tony Danza,’ but what you did was great too. And, including the original song that you wrote, Sir Elton, that was really good too.”
While this isn’t the first video Cox and Sheeran have made together, fans are still awaiting a possible duet after he posted a clip of them jamming out with the caption, “25th June.”