A 96-YEAR-OLD COUNTRY SONG IS BACK ON THE CHARTS BECAUSE OF WALMART YODELING KID
If you want to revive something old and make it relevant-- just make it into a viral meme. The song "Lovesick Blues," which made singer Hank Williams famous in 1949, is headed back to the top of the charts thanks to a yodeling kid in Walmart that gained viral fame two weeks ago.
Eleven-year-old Mason Ramsey yodeled the song at a Walmart in Illinois, and someone caught it on camera. Thanks to Ramsey, the song currently sits at the number 22 spot on Spotify's Global Viral 50 chart.
Here's Hank's version (the song first appeared in the 1922 musical Oh, Ernest):