Posted by | December 11, 2010 18:15 | Filed under: Top Stories

Russian President Vladimir Putin was coaxed to the microphone on Russian TV to perform the Fats Domino classic. (h/t Mediaite)

The reception at an ice stadium in St. Petersburg was dedicated to fighting children’s cancer. International celebrities including Kevin Costner, Gerard Depardieu, Mickey Rourke, Sharon Stone, Kurt Russell, Vincent Cassel, Monica Belucci, Ornella Muti, Goldie Hawn and many others attended the benefit concert…after seeing the pictures of ill children shown to the audience on the big screen, he took to the stage. “Like the majority of people I cannot — but do like to sing and to play — so you’ll have to rough it,” he warned as he sat at the piano and played the beginning of Blueberry Hill. The tune was immediately caught by Maceo Parker’s jazz band. The prime minister then took the mic and sang it in English himself.

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