VIDEO: Michigan 4th-grader rocks 'Great Balls of Fire' on piano at talent show
This Michigan 4th-grader can get down!
Ten-year-old Blake James, a 4th grade student at Kreeger Elementary in Fowlerville, Michigan, performed an impressive rendition of the 1964 Jerry Lee Lewis hit, "Great Balls of Fire."
Blake's mom, Jamie, says Blake loves the Jerry Lee Lewis era of music. "I think he should've been born in a different time," said Jamie.
Some of Blake's other favorite artists are Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Buddy Holly and Elvis.
"We went on vacation this summer to Nashville and Graceland, and all the way down to Montgomery, Alabama to visit the Hank Williams Museum," said Jamie. "While we were visiting Nashville, they let him play a song at legends corner - it was the highlight of his vacation."
Blake started playing guitar two years ago, according to his mom. He also plays piano, banjo and drums.
"He has never had any music lessons other than banjo - he's just a natural!" said Jamie.
Check out Blake's talent show performance below.
Check out another video of Blake playing Johnny B Goode when he was 9!
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