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'Colbert Report' vs. 'Late Late Show' Finale Musical Numbers: Who Sang It Best? (Poll, Video)

Stephen Colbert and company went with "We'll Meet Again," Craig Ferguson and Scottish Band Dead Man Fall chose "Bang Your Drum"

Both Stephen Colbert and Craig Ferguson said goodbye to their long-running late-night TV talk shows on Thursday, though CBS waited an extra day to air the latter.

At their respective Thursday tapings, "The Colbert Report" and Comedy Central went with a celebrity-filled version of Vera Lynn's "We'll Meet Again." Meanwhile, Ferguson opened his last "Late Show" ever with a combination pre-taped and live "Bang Your Drum." The taped parts had a ton of famous faces in it, while the live closing included a choir and Ferguson's most-beloved nutty characters.

In closing down their productions for good, the two comedians followed Jimmy Fallon and Chelsea Handler's 2014 leads, putting a bow on their tenures with a Hollywood-infused musical number. Fallon finished his "Late Night" run in February by singing "The Weight" with The Muppets, while Handler closed "Chelsea Lately with a star-studded "We Are the World" rendition in August.

That all said, the biggest of late-night legends to leave a show this year, Jay Leno, elected for a more heartfelt, less sing-songy farewell in February.

So our question is: Who sang it best?


Watch Colbert's farewell:

And watch Ferguson go out on top (of his desk):