LA CROSSE, Wis. (WCCO) – Mary Hvsida lives near La Crosse, Wis., and as you can tell, she’s been playing drums since she was 15.
Every few months, the 63 year old pops into a local drum shop, plays the drums, then leaves.READ MORE: Mayor Frey Speaks With North Minneapolis Community Members Saying They're Fed Up With Recent Surge Of Gun Violence
No one really knew who she was, until a video of her playing went viral this week.
Since her last band broke up 13 years ago, Mary says she gets the urge to play every now and again.READ MORE: Minnesota Can Move Forward With 'Clean Car' Rules, Judge Says
“It makes me proud to think people still think I’m somewhat good, and still think I’m still something they’re interested in watching,” Hvsida said.
Mary has played in a dozen bands, both rock and western. She doesn’t have a drum set anymore, or a computer.MORE NEWS: George Floyd's Family: Federal Indictment For Four Ex-MPD Officers 'Gives Us Hope'
She didn’t even know what YouTube was until people explained the video of her had over a million hits as of Saturday.