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American Idol -- All-Time Classic American Love Songs (2003) Finally, here's proof that the second season of American Idol pales in comparison to the first. The maudlin AI2 compilation, featuring 11 of the 12… 2003-04-29 Various Artists
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American Idol -- All-Time Classic American Love Songs (2003)

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Details Release Date: Apr 29, 2003; Lead Performance: Various Artists

Finally, here's proof that the second season of American Idol pales in comparison to the first. The maudlin AI2 compilation, featuring 11 of the 12 finalists (Vanessa Olivarez is MIA), doesn't contain any showstoppers to satisfy Idol minds. Sure, Ruben is always a ''Superstar'' and on ''Overjoyed'' Charles Grigsby makes the case he was booted too early, but no one is ready to assume Kelly Clarkson's throne. Simon says: Karaoke!

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Originally posted May 16, 2003 Published in issue #710 May 16, 2003 Order article reprints
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