Her song "Father's Daughter" is so sad it brought tears to my eyes. Did that come from in her own life experience?
She was always my favorite and should have won last year. I've seen her performing on some of the national television networks and found this today.
Where are they now? 'American Idol' Season 9's Crystal Bowersox
By Lindsay Deutsch, USA TODAY
Updated 06/08/2011 04:21 PM
What's the biggest change from the American Idol tour to post-Idol career? "I do what I want now!" says dreadlocked singer-songwriter Crystal Bowersox, 25. With only a year having passed, the Ohio folk singer has released an album, embarked on her first tour and somehow had time to tie the knot.
Her decidedly un-Idol style has been embraced by "amazingly talented, huge-name acts," Crystal says. She has shared the stage with the Doobie Brothers, Blues Traveler's John Popper and Vince Gill. And she has showcased that sound on her debut album with Jive/19, Farmer's Daughter. The autobiographical album has sold about 200,000 copies since its December release.
Crystal, whose summer tour ends on Oct. 16 in Dallas, hopes to move to Nashville with new husband, musician Brian Walker, and her 2-year-old son, Tony, who "thinks he's taking over the world now."Read more: