Ella Mae is only 21 months old, but her crooning to Elvis Presley already has made her a Web sensation.
The baby belts out her version of the King’s “An American Trilogy” while strapped in her car seat on the road with her father.
Little Ella Mae knows the song so well, she has her head movements perfectly timed to the cymbals and moves her arms in rhythm to dramatic points in the music as if she is conducting the instrumental section. Her face even gets soulful and serious as she concentrates warbling along to the melody.
Although words may not yet be her strong suit, that does not get in the way of her giving the song her all. The adorable toddler throws in a few “daddys!” for her doting driver.
Already, Ella Mae’s rendition of Elvis has gotten more than 467,000 views on the YouTube video, which went up last month.
User HoundDogBilly, who posted the video, notes that Ella Mae likes to sing along to other Elvis songs, such as “Suspicious Minds” and “Lawdy Miss Clawdy,” and along with the Beatles “Twist and Shout” and the Stray Cats' “Stray Cats Strut.” And the list goes on.
HoundDogBilly also added, “For all of the comments about the straps on the car seat, we adjusted them shortly after posting this video. They now sit below her shoulders. Thanks for the advice!”