Phillip Phillips sang his version of “The Letter” by The Box Tops on American Idol Season 11 Top 5 Performance “British Week“, Wednesday night, May 2, 2012.
According to the judges:
Randy Jackson: You came out and made it your own. You made it new for me.
Jennifer Lopez: I don’t know the original song.
Steven Tyler: You should be so proud that you get away with it, like the Stones got away with it.
Watch his performance below: