May 6, 2011

American Idol 10 Top 4

Next week’s Idol theme is the songbook of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. Guest mentor: Lady Gaga! (One of these things…is not like the other!)

And a newly-svelte Jordin Sparks will perform on results night! Plus, Steven Tyler will World Premiere his new “It Feels So Good” music video.

Also, according to the press release, American Idol 11 auditions are set for St. Louis, Portland and Charleston, with more cities to be announced soon

Leiber and Stoller even pre-date Carole King! (Wiki) The duos heyday was the 50s-60s. They wrote many of Elvis Presley’s big hits like “Hound Dog”, “Jailhouse Rock” and “King Creole”.

They also penned (song list) “Stand By Me”, “On Broadway”, “Chapel of Love”, novelty tunes like “Love Potion No. 9 and “Yakety Yak”.