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American Idol Scotty McCreery Mentions Elvis During Interviews

May 31, 2011

At two recent press appearances, newly crowned "American Idol" Scotty McCreery dropped the King of Rock 'n' Roll's name! Scotty grew up listening to Elvis Presley and performed two Elvis songs on Idol this season, including "That's All Right" which earned him rave reviews from the judges.

During an interview on "Live! With Regis and Kelly," Scotty called Elvis his main musical influence and even sang a few bars of the king's hit "Blue Suede Shoes." Also, during an appearance at Walt Disney World, Scotty again mentioned Elvis' impact on him.

Watch a clip from Scotty's interview on "Live! With Regis and Kelly" and at Walt Disney World!  Also, find out more about the 2011 Idols Summer Tour, featuring Scotty and the "American Idol" top finalists!