Category Archive: The Dude Abides

The Dude Abides: What Clark, Jax and Rayvon should sing for American Idol Top 6 Arena Anthem Week

(Intro the same; feel free to skip it) When Ryan Seacrest announced next week’s theme I was extremely curious because I wanted to know how many different glam-rock or Jock Jams songs could… Continue reading

The Dude Abides: What Tyanna, Quentin and Nick Fradiani should sing for the American Idol Top 6 Arena Anthem Week on American Idol

When Ryan Seacrest announced next week’s theme I was extremely curious because I wanted to know how many different glam-rock or Jock Jams songs could be turned into something viable for the American… Continue reading

The Dude Abides: With the American Idol Top 7 Singing American Classics, Here’s What Clark, Nick, Quentin and Rayvon Should Sing

(Same intro as the girls; if you’ve already read it, feel free to skip ahead) For the second week in a row, American Idol teases an incredibly vague theme. Wonder if the Idols… Continue reading

The Dude Abides: With the American Idol Top 7 singing American Classics, here’s what Jax, Joey and Tyanna should sing

For the second week in a row, American Idol teases an incredibly vague theme. Wonder if the Idols had any trouble picking out an “American Classic?” American Classic could mean anything and with… Continue reading

The Dude Abides: What the American Idol Top 8 Should Sing – Quentin, Clark, Nick, Qaasim and Rayvon

(Intro to girls and guys are the same; skip if you’ve already read it) American Idol’s ambiguity with the theme is zero fun. Around the interwebs it says next week’s Idol theme is… Continue reading

The Dude Abides: What the American Idol Top 8 Should Sing – Joey Cook, Jax and Tyanna Jones

American Idol’s ambiguity with the theme is zero fun. Around the interwebs it says next week’s Idol theme is the Billboard 100. I’ve been told it’s the Billboard 100 for the last 10… Continue reading

The Dude Abides: What Clark Beckham, Daniel Seavey, Nick Fradiani, Quentin Alexander, Qaasim and Rayvon should sing for Kelly Clarkson week on American Idol

Not a good week to be a guy on American Idol. First off, none of them sounded this good in their audition. Based on what we saw last week, a guy is likely… Continue reading

The Dude Abides: What Jax, Joey Cook and Tyanna Jones should sing for Kelly Clarkson Week on American Idol

Next week could get ugly. It’s one thing taking a 20-30-year old song that was way overproduced when it was made, then stripping it down so it fits your style of music. That’s… Continue reading

The Dude Abides: What the American Idol Top 10 Should Sing For 80s Week – Tyanna Jones

Tyanna Jones WHAT SHE SHOULD SING: “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” Wait, what? Yeah, I know I’ve said do not go after the legends because it rarely ends well. I know I said… Continue reading

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