DARRYL Branthwaite might be regretting the name his parents gave him this morning but it was all for a good cause.
The chief executive officer of Gladstone Area Promotion Development Limited was dragged into an impromptu performance of one of Australia's most famous songs live on TV this morning.
Mr Branthwaite was at East Shores to watch Sunrise broadcast their weather segment live from Gladstone.
After introducing himself to Sam Mac he put his vocal chords to the test on breakfast TV.
Mr Branthwaite started the group of Gladstone residents off to Daryl Braithwaite's famous song Horses before about 30 other Gladstone locals joined in.
"I never thought I'd be doing that, I'll tell you that," he said.
"I went along and introduced myself and he just looked at me and I'm going 'no, don't do that' but he has (made me sing).
"But it was all a bit of fun."
Mr Branthwaite said it was great to get some exposure for Gladstone on national TV.