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"American Idol" - Top 4 Performance Show - May 9, 2012
Theme: California Dreamin' and Song I Wish I Wrote
Ryan tells us in addition to the two performances from each contestant we're going to look at (filler) the contestants' journeys.
Video Package: Phillip opines on his "journey." He can't believe it, his family says he's getting better, he has to give his best.
Contestant: Phillip Phillips
Song: "Have You Ever Seen the Rain," Creedence Clearwater Revival
Performance: This is a pretty straightforward performance. He more or less sticks with the melody and it has a loose charm with a sassy blond sax player brightening it up.
Judging: Steven says he's living proof that the road to success is always under construction. JLo loved it and thought it was perfect. Randy says it started off a little rough with the pitch but by the first chorus he was right on the money.
Video Package: We actually get to see Hollie's journey from last season-- when she got cut in final judgement-- to the final ...