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June 18, 2013

Swon songs: What they've done on 'The Voice'

— April 2

During the blind auditions, the Swon Brothers sing Tom Petty’s “American Girl.” Shakira, Blake Shelton and Usher turn their chairs. Zach and Colton choose Shelton as their coach.

April 15

Zach and Colton compete against Christian Porter in the battle rounds, singing Tom Petty’s “I Won’t Back Down.” Blake Shelton chooses the Swon Brothers to continue on his team.

April 30

The Swon Brothers compete against Grace Askew in the knockout rounds, singing “Drift Away.” Blake Shelton chooses to keep Zach and Colton for another round.

May 7

During the first of the live playoffs episodes, the Swon Brothers perform Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s “Fishin’ in the Dark.”

May 8

America’s votes leave the Swon Brothers in the bottom two on Team Blake with Justin Rivers. Blake Shelton decides to save the Swon Brothers for another week.

May 13

The Swon Brothers compete amongst the top 12 contestants, singing “Who’s Gonna Fill Their Shoes” as a tribute to George Jones.

May 14

America sends Garrett Gardner and Vedo home, leaving Zach and Colton among the top 10 contestants.

May 20

Zach and Colton perform “How Country Feels” by Randy Houser.

May 21

Waiting until the last moments of the show to reveal their save, “The Voice” sends home Josiah Hawley and Kris Thomas, leaving the Swon Brothers in the top eight.

May 27

The Swon Brothers sing “Seven Bridges Road” by the Eagles sitting around a real campfire on stage. Blake Shelton congratulations them on a “standout performance.”

May 28

America sends Judith Hill and Sarah Simmons home, leaving Zach and Colton among the top six contestants.

June 3

Blake Shelton chooses Merle Haggard’s “Okie from Muskogee” for the brothers to perform. Zach and Colton choose Old Crow Medicine Show’s “Wagon Wheel.”

June 4

After climbing the iTunes country charts with both songs from the night before, the Swon Brothers make it into the show’s semi-finals.

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