Watching ‘Little Hank’ Yodel In Walmart Will Make Your Day

Eleven-year-old Mason Ramsey is known in his local community of Golconda, Illinois, as “Little Hank.” When you hear how smoothly he sings Hank Williams’ song “Lovesick Blues,” you’ll understand exactly how he got his nickname.

Mason was filmed yodeling at his local Walmart in Harrisburg, and the video has since gone viral.

Videos of him singing have garnered millions of views online. Once you give this a listen, you’ll know why:

This isn’t the first time Mason has sang a Hank Williams tune for an audience. You’ll find several videos of performances he’s given in the past online, like this one he gave for a local radio station:

If you’re a fan of Mason’s voice, you may also want to follow his YouTube channel. He’s been singing Williams’ songs since he was just three years old. Here he is singing “This Old Country Church”:

Mason definitely has the voice of a country crooner, and now that millions are tuning in to hear him sing, he’s got the audience he needs to potentially have his singing career really take off!

His recent visit on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” — his first time on an airplane! — will probably help that a lot:

And to think, it all started right there in his local Walmart. Bravo, “Little Hank,” bravo!

Ellen DeGeneres Has An Inspiring Message For America After The Las Vegas Shooting

In wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, many celebrities are speaking out on the tragedy, which stands as the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Now Ellen DeGeneres, who is well-known for being an uplifting presence for many during the worst of times, has added her voice to the national conversation.

In a segment for her show that was taped on Oct. 2, but aired on Oct. 3, DeGeneres spoke about the terrible events in Las Vegas as well the recent destruction in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. While many feel defeated about the state of the world after a seemingly unending series of major tragedies, DeGeneres urged viewers to focus on all the good that still remains, even after all that has transpired in recent months.

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After acknowledging the devastation that has affected so many, she goes on to say, “It’s very easy to lose hope, and we cannot do that. I always say, ‘There’s a lot more good in the world than there is bad.’ And I continue to believe that.”

DeGeneres goes on to detail the many examples of kindness and goodness that she has seen since these awful events have occurred, such as the reports of people lining up at 4:30 a.m. to donate blood to the victims in Las Vegas.

She then plays a montage of the everyday heroes she has featured on her show throughout the years—people she says have personally inspired her.

She concludes the segment with the following statement: “The world is full of amazing people. Good will always win. Love will always win, and we will continue to shine a light on those people on our show.”

She then reassures her viewers that she will give them a positive escape from whatever difficult things might be going on in the world or in their lives that day.

Bravo to DeGeneres for her inspiring words. We could all use a message of hope right now.