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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.



June 6

Zach and Colton perform a free homecoming concert at the Muskogee Civic Center. More than 3,600 fans show up for the concert.



June 10

Dedicating it to former and current band members, the Swon Brothers choose Bob Seger’s “Turn the Page” as their first song. Coach Blake Shelton chooses “Danny’s Song,” which reaches second overall on the iTunes charts before voting ends.



June 11

Competitor Michelle Chamuel is revealed as the first of the top three. Next, the brothers’ teammate Danielle Bradbery is saved. Finally, the Swon Brothers are announced as the third of the top three contestants for NBC’s “The Voice” finale.



June 17

The Swon Brothers’ final performances consist of “I Can't Tell You Why” by The Eagles; “Danny's Song” by Loggins and Messina; and “Celebrity” by Brad Paisley.