Dressed to impress, 4-year-old Hayes crosses the stage holding a huge accordion wearing pin-striped button down shirt and confidently rocking a nineties middle-part haircut.
Williams asks the young musician what he would like to perform to which he politely responds "Um...I wanna do something called 'Jambalaya.'"
Even at such a young age Hunter displayed signs of certain stardom in his performance. He played the accordion (which was almost half the size of him) at a level of professionalism that most artists can simply aspire to achieve. Williams steps back to allow Hayes to take the lead on the performance while occasionally jumping in at certain parts making for a once in a lifetime duet.
"Jambalaya" was released by Hank Williams in 1952 and achieved popularity across a variety of different genres. The song was named after the Cajun dish, jambalaya, and has been translated into Chinese, Dutch, Finnish, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Estonian.
Watch Hunter Hayes make his debut on the big stage alongside the great Hank Williams Jr. in the video below!
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