American Idol Season 12 Review “Finalists Compete”

Is that classic rock, "American Idol"? Well, turn it up! Yep, it was time to dust off the denim, leather and high heels for some good old-fashioned rock and roll- sort of. As with Beatles week, many of the contestants seemed a bit out of their wheelhouse, leading to some dubious choices and interpretations of the term "classic rock." All told, though, on the whole, the gang fared better here than on Beatles week, so there’s that. First up was the most hilariously entertaining misstep, Burnell Taylor, with an amusingly misguided take on Bon Jovi’s "You Give Love a Bad Name." It’s kind of hard to believe that this song, of all things, was the "only classic rock song" Burnell knew. I mean, I get that he’s not into the genre, that’s fine, but really? That’s the only one you know? Eeesh. READ MORE...

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