WATCH: ‘The Rock’ fulfills childhood dream by playing ‘The Entertainer’ on a foot piano

/ 12:58 PM January 29, 2018

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As a kid I had this dream of playing my favorite ragtime song, “The Entertainer” from Marvin Hamlisch on piano. But I truly sucked at piano. Until I started using my feet. And that’s why it’s called #TheSting 🎹👣 🎥 by my partner in rhyme and grind @laurenhashianofficial

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson shared a simple moment of personal triumph on Instagram, when he posted a video of himself playing a song on a foot piano.

On the video’s caption, Johnson wrote about his old childhood dream to play his “favorite ragtime song” “The Entertainer”, written by Scott Joplin and popularly adapted by film composer Marvin Hamlisch for the film classic “The Sting” (1973).

The actor recounted how much he “truly sucked at piano,” so he decided to let his feet do the playing.

After a few missteps, and without literally breaking a leg, Johnson successfully completed his piano performance.

Six hours after being uploaded, the video post has already garnered over eight million views and hilarious congratulatory greeting from his fans.

Image: Screengrab of comments from Instagram/@therock

One follower, @dcknight13, wondered if The Rock could do “Chopsticks” next, as Tom Hanks and Robert Loggia did in another comedy classic, “Big” (1988). Fans might have to wait and stay tuned for that one, should Johnson indulge the request. JB



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