Ex-marine Jimmy Rose, 32, performed original song “Coal Keeps the Lights On” on America’s Got Talent Season 8 week 6 in New Orleans Tuesday night, July 9.
Jimmy joined the US Marines after quitting job in coal mine. He plays “The Coal Song” as a dedication to his upbringing and his hometown Kentucky.
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According to the judge Howie, “You have a great country sound and heart. I think you are great.”
Heidi, “I think you have a very beautiful and very natural voice.”
Melanie, “You have a GREAT voice!”
Howard, “That was a damn good song. I think your voice is very, very strong. And as a programmer of radio stations, I would have added your record and put it on the air.”
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