It's understandable now why the show did not feature this footage during the 2006 season. He'd have been even more of a runaway frieght train.
Taylor Hicks delivering "Ain't No Sunshine"
That expression at the end of this performance what I use to watch for every week. He was so fierce. Taylor Hicks certainly created a real blue print on how to win the karaoke music reality show. He done it, won it in big style.
Check this, NPR lists Taylor Hicks in their "Decade Defined" section: Scroll down the page and listen.
Good job, Mr. Hicks.