Dance

Grandpa Steals The Show Dancing To “Uptown Funk”

November 20th, 2020

The song “Uptown Funk” is normally associated with the youth. Of course it is. Teenagers and people in their twenty somethings sing and dance to the catchy tune everywhere. We’re talking schools, bars, clubs, parties, and more.

Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson released the song and has been a staple ever since. It’s automatic. When you hear the song, you start moving.

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But music doesn’t care about your age or status in life.

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The song proved to be so popular that other musicians had a go at it. Keith Mullins is from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. He is a father, singer and songwriter, and a multi instrumentalist. The man is oozing talent.

He has been at it since he was fifteen, traveling and performing wherever the road takes him. And yet he stays true to his roots.

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Keith was playing at the Inverary Resort in Cape Breton when two dancers showed up.

An elderly couple from Texas loved Mullins’ playing so much that they dusted off the cobwebs and started dancing to a very groovy rendition of “Uptown Funk“. We’re talking seniors here.

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Naturally, the gentleman and his lady don’t move like those kids late at night after a few drinks. But it’s all about the attitude. It’s all about letting go and having fun as a couple!

A man named Trevor commented,

“Just watched it again, love it more, the pair dancing are awesome and the version of this song is amazing, brilliant video and love to the pair dancing and the singer.”

Safe to say it was all perfect.

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The trick here is to spend a couple of decades or more with your loved one. That’s when you know you’re truly meant to be together. All those years may take its toll on the body but the dance is going to be unlike any other.

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Grandpa’s still got some juice left in those legs though!

He’s got fancy footwork going and the gentleman’s dancing his merry heart to the beat. Imagine him in his younger years. Say forty years back. Must have been a real ladies man!

But it was this elderly lady who caught his heart. Why? Because she’s the one who danced with him to a song called life. And look at them now.

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Aren’t they just adorable?

“This is so inspirational! Getting older does not mean being frail or walking with a walker of being in a wheelchair. Keep active! If dancing is what you like do it..if it’s walking do it…going to the gym whatever you like do it to keep yourself active and strong.”

Says another viewer.

Keith’s day must have been made when this couple showed up. He’s used to playing in front of hundreds and thousands of people but seeing this elderly couple dancing to his playing surely brought a smile to his face.

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Look at grandpa’s shuffle stutter step! And grandma’s got a little hip action going there!

They are inspirations. Life can be cruel but it’s about holding each other’s hand and dancing around whatever is thrown at you. And at the end of that road, a party is well deserved. So dance like no one is watching!

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You’ll never think of Uptown Funk the same way again! Watch this elderly couple dance below!

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Source: YouTube, NPR Music, Keith Mullins

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