Taylor Hicks performs at the 2012 Republican National Convention

The main musical act of the 2012 Republican National Convention was none other than Taylor Hicks, backed by the G.E. Smith Band led by Taylor’s musical Director Brian Less.

After a round of media interviews earlier in the day. Taylor took the stage just before the now legendary speech by Clint Eastwood. Taylor had the crowd rocking with his version of the Doobie Brothers’ “Takin It To The Streets”. Delegates on the floor were boogie-ing during Taylor’s blazing harp solo. Watch the performance below courtesy PBS.

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Taylor Hicks performs “Country Living” on Fox 17 Nashville

Taylor stopped by Fox 17 ¬†Nashville 0n Friday, Feb 24, 2012. As the highlight of American Idol week, Taylor chatted about Idol and his new home in Nashville. He also performed “Country Living”, a song by Jamie McLean.

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Taylor will be going on the road to play a few dates with the Jamie McLean Band, so those attending should expect to hear the two perform the song