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"Idol" Wannabes Gag Us with Inspiration

4/5/2008 2:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Classic songs have been butchered every week on "American Idol" -- and next week they are taking stabs at the ones that inspire them. Jesus take the wheel!

Until TMZ moles obtain the song list -- and we will -- we've created a song list the wannabes should consider for themselves.

David Archuleta: "Papa Don't Preach" by Madonna
Kristy Lee Cook: "Don't Speak" by No Doubt
Michael Johns: "Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport" by Rolf Harris
Brooke White: "Crybaby" by Mariah Carey
David Cook: "My Heart Will Go On" by Celine Dion
Jason Castro: "I Am Not My Hair" by India.Arie
Carly Smithson: "I've Got You Under My Skin" by Frank Sinatra
Syesha Mercado: "Don't Forget About Us" by Mariah Carey

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B    

Are you people stupid? Read the WHOLE thing!!! TMZ said they CONSIDER singing these songs. Its a joke, not serious.

2338 days ago
47.

chichi    

WOW...isnt it amazing!!!! YOU WERE WRONG!

2337 days ago
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No named    

"9. Why the hell is David singing about keeping his baby?
Anti-abortion?
I don't get it.

Posted at 1:40PM on Apr 5th 2008 by Jenny"

What are you talking about?? Who?? David C.??

2337 days ago
49.

Erin    

Who would take the time to comment on this article only to bash it and insult TMZ? Very obviously you are reading the website. If you don't like, don't read it and keep your asinine comments to yourself.

2336 days ago
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IdolMania4365    

David Cook: "My Heart Will Go On" by Celine Dion .... HOW DARE YOU! The poor boy has been going through hell, and you think that's funny? His brother had a setback with his CANCER, he broke up with his girlfriend, and he is under a lot of pressure. He was in the HOSPITAL for crying out loud! When someone has health issues, that is NOT funny. If anything happens to David, you are going to feel really bad - and you should! You owe a huge apology this time... this is really low - even for you, TMZ.

2335 days ago
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