Saturday, February 2, 2008


And you did, a BIG BIG WAY!

This is the second year anniversary of American Idol contestant number 74094. A grey haired dude with a fresh face and an old school voice, who sang soul music from his heart. He was DIFFERENT, he was UNIQUE, he baffled the judges and pissed off Simon LeGree Cowal, who had no clue what to make of this guy.

But WE DID! Each week, Taylor Hicks sang his heart and soul out for the audience, the fans...and the judges. Each week, he was given big rounds of applause, loved by Randy and Paula, maligned by Simon who was sulking because his "choice" wasn't overtaking ours. But nothing could keep this SOUL MAN down...he never, ever was in the bottom three. What does that tell you?

Taylor Hicks got his voice heard. Taylor Hicks wowed American Idol and wowed America. Recently, Taylor Hicks wowed Asia. Why? BECAUSE THE DUDE CAN SING!
And this is his second anniversary of that huge public debut.

Come join us on TaylorMadeOnline in our Take 2 forum, where we take a video Look Back at every performance that earned Taylor that title of American Idol. Enjoy once more, in weekly sequence, the magic for the masses that began as Taylor Hicks on AI and has grown into Taylor Hicks the consumate professional entertainer. And still is in every single moment he performs, just as it has always been since his first note as a young boy. YOUR VOICE HAS BEEN HEARD...AND HEARD...AND HEARD....

GO SOULMAN! WE LOVE YOU! And Clive and Simon?
Pffff! Go Piss in your own Cornflakes!


Lubiana said...

That was great Gypsee! I really enjoyed reading that. :)

KarinP said...

Taylor's voice will once again be heard when his new CD is released.

In the meantime, I am looking forward to enjoying Take 2.

Thanks, Gypsee!

San said...

I am SO PROUD of what Taylor has accomplished is a short two years! And this is a long train runnin'! I KNOW that the best is yet to come.

Thanks, Gypsee, for a look back to give us a chance to look forward with anticipation of the next Taylor Hicks success! They will be many for many years to come! Taylor Hicks is bringing back real music on the live stage...I believe that will be his legacy and long running ticket to success!

Anonymous said...

Have we been on this wonderful ride for 2 years already??? Wow! What a time we've had !! Thanks Gypsee for brining this to us!
I hope to continue to hear Taylor's voice for many years to come~~!!!!

Teri (cydter)

Anonymous said...

Awesome blog, Gypsee! It has been a fun two years. Here's hoping to many more years to come and a very successful career for Taylor!
Jean aka PurpleButterflies

Lmo said...

Great thoughts, Gypsee!
I can't believe we are in year 2!! I'm so looking forward to everything in the future that Taylor has to bring with his fabulous voice and showmanship! And, of course, the incidental and unintended benefits to being a Soul Patroller that I never dreamed of--- the friends that I have made in the past 2 years. Love to each of you!

RagsQueen said...

It seem like yesterday that the world was introduced to Taylor Hicks! Getting his voice heard was important to him, and living the American Dream was the icing on the cake! Now's a good time to look back, see where he's been, and review all the good things that have happened since that magical moment when he told Simon "I want my voice heard....because I got one!" Happy Anniversary, Soul Man!

Anonymous said...

Onward and upward for Taylor

Loved that you are going to continue Take 2 on TMO.... that will be a fun thing to do while we wait for new developments .

Love your closing remarks. A lady always sounds like a lady no matter if she occasionally uses less than ladylike verbiage . You are a lady !!!


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