Thursday, May 22, 2008
Our American Idol
Kansas City area native David Cook won American Idol. Cook spent years slugging away in the local bar scene with his band before being plucked from obscurity. He's earned his rock and roll stripes, and I think that's why I like this story. He wasn't just an overnight sensation. His combination of hard work and talent paid off.
I covered the watch party that took place near his hometown:
WATCH THE STORY HERE (I'm after John Holt's live shot)
And yes, my voice is sore.