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Bruno Mars gets funky — and takes on Elvis — with James Corden in Carpool Karaoke

Hot on the heels of his wild ride with Madonna, "Late Late Show" host James Corden gave Bruno Mars a lift in what might just be his funkiest Carpool Karaoke to date.

Corden backed up Mars, who was decked out in a silk shirt and an increasingly cool collection of hats, while the hit maker belted out his hits, including "24K Magic," "Locked Out of Heaven," "Grenade" and, of course, "Uptown Funk."

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But the sing-along wasn't limited to Mars' own music.

The showman shared a story about how he got his start in the biz as a 4-year-old Elvis Presley impersonator, and then he curled his lip and sang a rendition of "Jailhouse Rock" fit for a King.

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But make no mistake — while Mars started out with Elvis-like ambitions, he's not into a life of rock 'n' roll excess. He has simple needs.

"What do I want in my dressing room? Some booze, water (and) wet wipes," he said.

Corden assured him there's a sexy new song somewhere in that backstage wishlist — and then they sang it!

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