Vladimir Putin Serenades Celebs With 'Blueberry Hill'

Russian PM also showed off some piano skills
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 13, 2010 10:20 AM CST

(Newser) – Like something out of an acid trip or perhaps an alternate universe, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin showed up at benefit concert in St. Petersburg Friday to perform "Blueberry Hill." Putin played the piano, then sang the Fats Domino hit to a crowd that included Sharon Stone, Kevin Costner, and Mickey Rourke. They were gathered at an ice hockey arena to benefit children with cancer, the New York Times reports. It's not the first time Putin has shown some unexpected talents: Click for more on his strange interest in rap music.

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