Scotty McCreery, the teenage American Idol sensation, was first influenced by Elvis more than Josh Turner. From a very early age Scotty would sing Elvis on the school bus and dress up as Elvis on Halloween. Scotty says he worked very hard on the Elvis lip curl and shakey left leg. Scotty says impersonating Elvis helped develop his rich baritone style. To see Scotty impersonate Elvis and read the Taste of Country article about Scotty's Elvis influence and see Scotty's performance on A.I., click here.

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