published Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Paul McDonald got positive feedback for "Track of My Tears"

Nashville’s Paul McDonald, whose mother Susan is a professor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, got positive feedback from the “Idol” judges Wednesday for his performance of the Smokey Robinson hit “Tracks of My Tears.”

“You had the crowd on their feet jamming,” said Jackson.

Lopez said McDonald has “a tear in his voice,” and Tyler compared his distinctive style to Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson.

Thursday night the “Idol” field of finalists will be pared from 11 to 10.

about Mark Kennedy...

Mark Kennedy is the editor of the Times Free Press opinion pages and writes the Sunday “Life Stories” column. He also writes a Saturday automotive column, “Test Drive,” for the Business section. For 13 years, Kennedy was features editor of the newspaper, and before that he was the newspaper’s first Sunday editor. The Times Free Press Life section won the state press award for Best Community Lifestyles four times during his tenure. Before Chattanooga’s newspapers ...

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