Jaida Dreyer I've Been Everywhere
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Watch This 'Real Country' Contestant Crush Classic Country Tongue-Twister 'I've Been Everywhere'


Real Country contestant Jaida Dreyer delivered a jaw-dropping performance of the tongue-twisting country classic "I've Been Everywhere" on Tuesday's (Nov. 27) episode of the USA Network singing competition. After making it to the second round of the episode with her cover of "Fancy," Dreyer pulled out all the stops with the mile-a-minute travel tune.

The singer, who was chosen for the competition by coach Jake Owen, won over the audience and guest judge Devin Dawson with her rendition of the song and will move on to the final round for a chance to win $100,000, a slot at the Stagecoach Festival and an opportunity to perform on the Grand Ole Opry.

The song, which tells of the travels of a restless road warrior, was a fitting one for Dreyer, who says she's lived in seven states over the course of her life. Dreyer is also a celebrated songwriter who's written for Eric ChurchSunny Sweeney, Sara Evans and Tim McGraw and Faith Hill.

"I've Been Everywhere" was written by Australian country singer Geoff Mack in 1959 and has been recorded by Johnny Cash, Lynn Anderson and Hank Snow.

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Real Country debuted on Nov. 13 on the USA network. The show's contestants are split up into three teams selected by Owen, Travis Tritt and Shania Twain, who also serves as executive producer for the show. So far, four contestants — Dreyer, Copper Chief, Kylie Frey and Larry Fleet — have made it to the final round.

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