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Welcome back so if any -- you have.
Ever watch me over the years you know that I -- An absolute lunatic fanatic about American Idol and I continue to be.
But I mean over the years did you see the battle of the early seasons and season four there is this young.
Charming good looking at southern guy from Rockingham North Carolina home of the speedway or eight years and -- -- -- -- -- Fantasies so we were just reminiscing about that season season for a I don't know who The Who one night here.
That was -- -- warned Katherine McPhee was only -- she's got TV show and I -- -- wonderful.
Kelli Pickler was only here Chris Daughtry really I mean -- -- that was -- -- -- it was you know I -- when you're only -- -- actually.
If you actually -- -- -- when I look back -- it was I'm very proud to be a part of the year but when I was only -- it sucked.
We love so well you have kind of got so -- if you -- -- job interview you hope everybody has has.
Drawn out court sucks yeah you fascination.
Was that without that everybody was that year I think it was the first year where they really hit a home run with.
Country brought Paul.
Gospel they that you went to they'll look toward a big hit the tornado on the tour but they hit every single musical genre.
About how we got -- what.
These -- I hear ya know day -- ice I stayed in touch with ace and he's getting married to Diana to guard heard about that already.
-- you haven't -- a cute couple.
So that you mentioned Chris -- that's now what did you say about internal -- needs like a dirty joke he always does not go I don't understand you know private practice before it Crist actually was the first.
Performance that we had on -- show that I saw was for the words of -- -- yes rest in peace and Wednesday.
But but he was the first thing -- -- huge thing outside he was so gracious and so wonderful speech seemed like she be the dirty joke guy.
He did was -- Chris has got this thing he's got that image we're just looks like he's the toughest thing that ever walked urgent but when you get to meet him.
He's got he's got the funniest.
He's a real funny guy I mean like the hang out with a more personal level.
He's got to see his humor like he would never think -- apparently you have a sense of humor because he's the one that's calling you this your body so -- -- -- Gary -- I thought about what happened since you left American -- now granted you didn't win that year but I think -- with so many people.
You know you don't have to listen to be really really successful Kellie Pickler has gone on to the -- of success he asked -- you I mean you're.
You're living outside national -- and I acre farm -- This it doesn't -- When I came -- of American Idol you know I kind of saga for the record label and I -- in this kind of case 22 thing where the record labels shut down.
With the economy thing yet directly was shut down with the big imprint and it was Toledo owned much -- was still there so almost opener contract.
With no company working so it was just like.
What what do you what do you -- out of the and that's is that when -- say it's.
Head over to the lawyers let them do what they gotta do legally lives and you just like you found out very quickly show business is two words businesses to bigger part of that word.
I would definitely go in their name and fix all that so we finally got all that behind us signed over the new label got -- music came out -- my eleven.
And of course not eleven you can't say 9/11 without thinking of firefighters.
I was gonna ask you about the because you you know with with your power prestige and success.
I mean that it's wonderful because you're able to sort of par -- all a lot of that and -- helping others which has done a lot of celebrities you know they kind of stay out there it's all about me me me me but it's for you it's not firefighter.
The united that's government people -- -- because I do a lot of things he's got only two or 712 -- next -- So you just you helped somebody you just don't know what why -- -- so I want to be a part of something you know like an organization like differences.
If you say -- the man -- you take -- Pamela Anderson.
You know she's a spokesman for -- something like that and I got involved within -- went down to Birmingham Alabama there's a firefighter down there.
Even most of the work two jobs so you know -- got burned up enough fire and was about to lose his house they've of that at about moving kids from this tour this -- that.
His entire way of life was -- strip away from home.
For no reason and is like did you did you kill someone or did you get somebody ignited.
Went -- -- him for that.
My whole life has been stripped from -- so.
Were able with help the good guys wherever I go in and we -- a bowl with bookie in the wood to a cousin advanced -- anything from racing legend score which is kind of like -- -- NASCAR.
I did horrible in the wreckage but those were great co -- yeah once well -- -- an idea how capital law.
But we got a lot of great things where we get -- there we raise money for branding his family and they were able to keep.
Their home and everything and I lost my stepfather when I was like eighteen years old enough the one thing when the families going through -- stuff like this.
What thing he really -- -- is somebody had to.
Thank Colin you look aggravating you know it's like -- they don't care and it doesn't matter so.
To -- we go in and and lighten the load on these guys was just amazing -- A year later here we are so people.
People watching this we have a lot of wonderful very very generous gracious viewers who have loved to seen you know listen what they can do to help you out if anybody album this week my album is entitled good guys that came out 9/11.
-- Tuesday to combat in the first week portions of the proceeds will go to help the good guys to help firefighters all over the US and Canada that's so wonderful -- so great is a great organization I'm very proud -- -- elaborate -- involved that's very cool so what now what's the next step for -- you're here doing some publicity obviously -- album what we just got this album -- so -- get everybody together to dot com to look where we're coming to a town -- you -- I knew I was certainly missed all of the you know how they got -- you go to my site -- take you where you can also order my album all for that help the good guys.
NOB two bomber strikes if you do that three season in this video by the way because they shouldn't mention Kellie -- yes she's.
So there's a there's Kelly you know I just tell you when your arm around some lady yeah girl yeah today as she's actually -- yes that is right there's -- very very very back -- the room.
-- -- that they could dial.
Yeah it was right yeah well station.
Now would say before that that's entertaining yes yes before that gave him a place to do that there's there's never the ludicrous.
We're Bruce Lee's son got shot you know obviously they're gonna what what what what will this -- all right there yeah I don't want anymore and I.
Yeah side you have to but we had a great time making the media.
You know push huge innings reached out to him been news maybe about six years ago.
Frankly -- minimum Los Angeles and there's got hammered.
Great guy you know so he was doing -- video Kentucky I want to do a do it on this also reached out this year.
PC yes I -- came in -- road this song with my twin brother rocky.
Right now -- and remember rocky because this we must want America constant front of me on the home yet -- also another cheap price but he plays drums for your man yes and I also drove her mother Angela keeping up around we can't really had a identical twins have been sharing.
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That we had Mickey James is a female -- -- -- beautiful girl.
And then Kelli Pickler and I had to get -- within Dixon has -- style video and had he -- the -- didn't because frankly.
I was kind of giggling and nothing coming up at all frankly that people would have killed if you didn't have Kelly it has I don't know 101000 -- not welcome.
Fun but what I know what's what's the next step for you what's the Sonics fan and I know your steer you released out yes -- -- well obviously this.
Dealing with that you have this I was that would promote its you know what you want out matters console working on the next one.
This almost five years in between that I do not want that again -- -- what's the just about insomnia sometimes there's like you know that think that whatever that -- -- Taylor's -- you know I.
This -- got let me -- or read about them.
What's what's is there are being there when not if things so much but what I like about country music is in a lot of different music it through the years things.
Change you know -- pop music today is way different than what was -- cashing -- years ago.
Put country music to me definitely changes without a doubt there's a rock pop -- pop page on country radio today strong.
But there's still -- -- come out today that you could cut 1970.
And it would have went people who loved it so to me country music seems to have.
-- as far as change on this album I got some I got like the bluegrass rockabilly style drink is not a country can't get an identity.
What about favorite songs on the out one column all right which is -- pretty much as.
I and you know anybody as I can realize now you pretty much.
Own your girls go broke up in your bank -- or draw making sure she's okay I'm all right.
What are -- all right and I had bad back so I hang on the F without of that.
But do we have Tampa some of my dosage be back and so I have a variety amounts on this -- we -- we got a big variety okay what is the alcohol again -- called good guys and also we also put felt like a father's love and I want my life that solves that.
Went out to radio -- never available from product should debate I get this out -- before six songs that you already.
And your website again only to find out but he got into the outcome and you're engaged and congratulations -- -- so there's seeing you again the best of luck here and getting congratulations and good job for doing that with -- firefighters that's that's really awesome.
-- and I know -- say goodbye I have places young people is CI and we'll see due out tomorrow at Leo what time 1230 East Coast time.
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Now and then -- Wouldn't -- the man -- kids.
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