UPDATED with HitFix's analysis from Casey Abrams to Jacob Lusk
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Paul McDonald of 'American Idol'
Hometown: Huntsville, AL
Currently Resides: Nashville, TN
Our Overly Hasty First Impressions: Lack of previous exposure, plus low-key "Aw shucks" charm, plus a voice that's subtle and nuanced rather than big and show-offy? Yeah. We suspect Paul McDonald may be in a little trouble. Then again, from what we've heard, he's got a very, very good voice. He's going to rely on older voters, so he's got no choice but to shine in Week One. If he's great, maybe he lasts for a couple shows. If he's anything less than great, he'll be one of the first singers cut.