'American Idol' Top 10 men: The Charl...

'American Idol' Top 10 men: The Charlie Askew experiment needs to end

There are 3 comments on the Zap2it.com story from Mar 6, 2013, titled 'American Idol' Top 10 men: The Charlie Askew experiment needs to end. In it, Zap2it.com reports that:

So, after a pretty strong night from the ladies on "American Idol" Tuesday , we hope you've got some stiff drinks at hand to help you get through this gauntlet of awful.

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Cj desmosedici

Durham, NC

#1 Mar 7, 2013
What an Arrogant THREAD TITLE! Randy Jackson needs to learn something about MAMA( I am not talking about HIS OR YOURS ). Charlie did EXACTLY What that song demands- PARTICULARLY the anguished "SCREAM" at the end. For all of you "POP DIVA LOVIN/ ROCK MUSIC HATERS" out there- The song that Charlie performed IS ABOUT Phil Collin's PAINFUL ADDICTION TO PROSTITUTES AND HOW IT RAVAGED HIS LIFE AND MARRIAGES, etc. Etc. Anyone OLD (like ME?!- don't need Viagra yet at age 48) who has seen Genesis KNOWS that Phil Screams MORE THAN Charlie did ( HA HA, HA HA, OH...!!- for those in the KNOW). Does America really NEED another BALLAD SINGER with "runs" every 3 seconds? NO ROCK SINGER HAS WON AMERICAN IDOL( Daughtry finished 7th and then OUTSOLD 90% of AI "winners". In the words of Townsend & Daltry : LONG LIVE ROCK! I HOPE CHARLIE "sneaks into the top 10" SO you can KEEP ON HATING.... ;)
Snup

Dewitt, MI

#2 Mar 12, 2013
Finally someone who understands the song and background info!! THANK YOU!! I agree completely! They are so used to hearing bland pop tunes and hence their bland top 10! Charlie has a deep understanding for music, he can talk your ear off about any genre but he prefers classic rock. And yes apparently Idol doesn't know what to do with a rocker till this day. Very sad.
Cj desmosedici

Durham, NC

#3 Mar 20, 2013
Thanks, SNUP! A. I. Is "Top 40 or go home". If Robert Plant was 20 years old now he WOULDN'T MAKE THE TOP 10!!!!! Cj

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