Fresh from finding the only Elton John song with the word "country" in the title last week, Scotty McCreery will need to find a rock ’n’ roll song to sing this week. Well, sort of. Wednesday night’s widely expansive theme is songs from acts in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. So clearly, there’s a lot for Garner’s favorite son to choose from.
In fact, we had no idea how many people were in the rock hall until we started looking. (Check out the full list here.)
If Scotty wants to stay strictly country, Johnny Cash or Hank Williams are good choices. Or, Scotty could easily put his twang to good effect on a song from Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Band, The Eagles, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, The Byrds or The Allman Brothers Band.
But even if Scotty wants to be adventurous this week, we don’t recommend anything from Black Sabbath, Talking Heads, Pink Floyd, The Clash, The Sex Pistols or ABBA.
What do you think Scotty should sing? Peruse the list of acts and let us know in the comments below.
Wednesday night's live performance show, with the nine remaining finalists, runs from 8 to 9:30 on Fox. Voting opens after that by phone, text and Facebook.
The contestant with the fewest votes will be eliminated on Thursday’s 8 p.m. live results show.
Garner is throwing another big viewing party Thursday, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Anfesa’s Grand Marquise Ballroom, 225 New Fidelity Court. And Thursday afternoon, members of Scotty’s “Blue Crew” from Garner High School will be signing autographs at the Garner Business & Consumer Expo.