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Eliminated ‘Idol’ Paul Jolley on the End of the ‘White Guy With Guitar’ Era

The 23-year-old singer talks judges' advice and which song (previously performed by Adam Lambert) he wanted to take on for Motown week.

‘American Idol’ Recap: Another Hopeful Is Sent Packing

And then there were eight, as Paul Jolley bites the dust and Jimmy Iovine says the judges "coddle" contestants.

‘American Idol’ Burning Questions: How is Paul Jolley Handling the Harsh Critiques? Why is Season 12 All About the Ballads?

Minutes after the Beatles-themed performance show wrapped, the top nine talked to THR.

‘American Idol’ Takes on the Beatles: 10 Things You Didn’t See on TV

As season 12's top nine performed songs written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, THR took notes from the front row of the "Idol"-dome.

‘American Idol’: Majority of Season 12’s Finalists Fail Beatles 101

Don't be surprised to hear seven of the nine remaining contestants ask, "Sgt. who?" or "I want to hold your what?"

‘American Idol’ Recap: Beatles Night Is Not a Total Disaster

The nine remaining finalists take on the Fab Four, with varying degrees of success.

‘American Idol’: Nicki Minaj Protests Curtis Finch Elimination, Nearly Walks Off Set

Girls rule, guys drool and the eccentric judge makes sure she's not late this time.

‘American Idol’ Season 12: Who Leads In Twitter Followers?

According to the social media site, 2013's top two contenders are Angie Miller and Lazaro Arbos.