John Stevens' pros and cons
HOMETOWN East Amherst, N.Y.
FINALS-QUALIFYING SONG ''She's Always a Woman''
HE SAYS ''I've been told many times before this that I need to express myself more, so I'm trying to be more expressive in everything I do.''
PRO He's a throwback to smooth crooners past...
CON ...but do we really need a newbie Sinatra with a strong resemblence to Conan O'Brien?
EARLY WORD FROM SIMON ET AL. Randy and Paula have been disappointed in Stevens' low energy.
WE SAY Barring a Clay Aiken-esque makeover, his old-timey style is too offbeat to win.