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If Scotty McCreery‘s time on ‘American Idol‘ didn’t prove that he’s capable of covering just about any song ever recorded, his stage show will. The singer played ‘Man of Constant Sorry’ by the Soggy Bottom Boys during a show in Lancaster, Calif. on Sunday night, as seen in the video below.
The gig at the University of Antelope Valley came after a weekend of shows on Brad Paisley‘s Virtual Reality Tour. According to MjsBigBlog.com, 1,600 fans packed the Pioneer Events Center. The singer’s set list also included covers of songs by George Strait, Elvis Presley and Travis Tritt. It seems that ‘Your Man’ by Josh Turner has been purged from his set list.
McCreery’s version of the song from the ‘O Brother, Where Art Thou?’ soundtrack is well-rehearsed, down to the theatrical introduction (those who’ve seen the movie will recognize what he’s trying to do). The nearly four-minute long clip includes a banjo, guitar and bass solo, and of course McCreery was spot on with the lyrics.