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Friday, February 17, 2017 - 05:38 PM

Buddy shows off his musical talents before adoring humans. Buddy shows off his musical talents before adoring humans. (Buddy Mercury/Youtube)

Today, we want to give a special shout-out to Buddy, the rescue beagle who has become a friendly reminder that you can do anything you set your mind to — to an extent at least. According to his humans, this lil’ guy practices the piano three times a day and is now confident enough to share his compositions with the world.

We couldn’t identify Buddy’s piano tutor and/or vocal coach, but with skills like that, we’d hardly be surprised if he just doesn't need one.

Well done, Buddy. We look forward to your storied career!

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Comments [5]

Maureen from Brooklyn, NY

He plays with such feeling: his soulful voice--and wagging tail--say it all!

Feb. 27 2017 07:14 PM
The Baron from Long Island City, NY

That piece by John Cage never sounded better, especially since it is the first time that it has been played by a dog, as per the composer's instructions.

Feb. 27 2017 01:51 AM
Glenn from glen cove

Must be an aria from a Berg opera. Never hear all 12 tones sung at the same time. Quite a bit of talent there.

Feb. 23 2017 05:02 PM
Vicky Cosgrove from Little Neck NY

I miss that musical "baying" of my late rescue Beagle, Pierre Z Pon! My Dachshunds would just not be able to reach the piano keys but my Beagle did leave his mark on the head of my soprano recorder. His signature will remain there forever!! Sing on dear Buddy!! Who knows, you may sing one day at the "MUTTropolitan Opera!" Ouch!

Feb. 23 2017 03:02 PM
Sharon M from Fair Lawn, NJ

I think Buddy's music needs some wah-wah tubes as accompaniment.

Feb. 19 2017 08:16 PM

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