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Musician asks stranger to sing along on NYC street and they set the mood right with their performance

Danny Peter Smith requested a rendition of 'Tennessee Whiskey,' a country song written by Dean Dillon and Linda Hargrove.

Musician asks stranger to sing along on NYC street and they set the mood right with their performance
Cover Image Source: Youtube | Danny Peter Smith

Everyone has a hidden talent or two. Some people need a little push to feel confident enough to show the world what they have. Musician Guitaro5000 is well aware of this and it prompted him to start his "Sing With Me" project, in which he invites New Yorkers to join him for a song. Guillaume's most recent meeting with a singer began with hesitation, but once the man started to sing, the world couldn't help but notice this latent potential. Guillaume was on the streets of New York, in a Greenwich neighborhood, when he was looking for the next singer. He handed the microphone to a man eating lunch on a nearby bench, who, after a brief moment of thought, stated, "I'll do it."


 
 
 
 
 
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The stranger's name was Danny Peter Smith and before they begin, he informed Guillaume that he used to be a singer in a YouTube video. Smith then requested a rendition of "Tennessee Whiskey," a country song written by Dean Dillon and Linda Hargrove that became a huge smash after Chris Stapleton recorded it. As Smith prepared to sing, Guillaume reminded him, "Once a singer, always a singer." Smith also shared that singing in a corner is his worst nightmare implying that some part of him feels nervous. Smith clearly overcame his apprehension and sang with passion as the duo performed together, stunning Guillaume and everyone watching his live stream. Despite his sweeter voice than Stapleton's guttural growl, he performed the song perfectly, giving it an edge of pop. The NYC corner was undoubtedly filled with a lovely voice. 



 

 

Onlookers couldn't help but record him singing as well. Once done singing and leaving the birds jealous, Guillaume asked Smith how he felt. He said that he was shaking, but it was a lot of fun. "Conquer your fears," he added. "I don't sing as often as I should. I enjoy singing way more than I express," he shared. He is a former Broadway actor who shows off his comic skills as well as his singing voice on his social media, reports My Modern Met. 

Guillaume, for his part, continues to encourage spontaneous performances. Viewers on Smith's YouTube channel loved his performance and gave him the confidence boost he deserved. "Danny, you really have an amazing gift. Your voice is one of the most beautiful voices I have heard in a very long time. Sending you best wishes from the UK," commented @NatalieS-lw5io. "I have watched all of Reggies videos and a million other street performances. Bro, your voice is next level. I know you know you're good, but I don't quite think you know how good you are. It's insane your runs are next-level. Tone tone tone, let me say it again. Tone. You have a great tone. Please keep singing," praised @jamesmilitello4511. "Your voice gave me goosebumps!!! Never stop singing! You're amazing!" added @danihockey9425.


 
 
 
 
 
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