Today Is Dave Grohl’s Birthday. Even Kids in Ethiopia are Celebrating

Happy 47th birthday, Dave Grohl. This will warm your heart.

Some kids at Yechila Secondary School in northern Ethiopia are learning to speak English. A Peace Corps volunteer named Matt Westerberg took it upon himself to help these kids along by teaching them the lyrics to “Smells Like Teen Spirit.” The performance is offered as a birthday gift to Dave.

(Via the NME)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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