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Marshall Tucker Band applauds 'The Voice' contestant on 'Can't You See' cover

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It’s a big thumbs-up from the members of the Marshall Tucker Band for Patrick Thomson's recent performance on NBC's "The Voice," where the music-star wannabe performed a classic by the band, “Can't You See."

"The Voice" judges/coaches Adam Levin and Blake Shelton dug Thomson’s cover of the hit, too, and so much so that Thomson was able to advance to the next round of competition.

In a March 11 correspondence shared with, Marshall Tucker Band’s lead singer, Doug Gray, said, “Patrick's 'Can't You See' performance made us proud. He did an outstanding job on our song and he gets 100 percent approval from the Marshall Tucker Band.

“Our fingers are crossed that Patrick and his coach, Adam Levine, go on to win this thing,” Gray added. Good luck from the MTB."

To view Thomson's "Can't You See" performance, please access the video embedded with this post.

More about The Marshall Tucker Band

The Marshall Tucker Band, or MTB, was founded 42 years ago in Spartanburg, S.C. The southern rock act, which has scored gold-album sales five times and hit the platinum-sales mark three times, has sold more than 15 million albums to date.

MTB songs have been featured in major motion picture films and television series, including "Blow," "The Box," "Swing Vote," "Half Nelson," "Breaking Bad," "My Name Is Earl," "Cold Case Files" and "Good Guys." Additionally, CMT (Country Music Television) named MTB’s “Can’t You See” the No. 4 Greatest Southern Rock Song.

The group’s debut album, The Marshall Tucker Band, reigns as Gibson Guitar’s No. 5 Greatest Southern Rock Album. And most recently, crowned the MTB's "Can't You See" the No. 1 Greatest Southern Rock song ever recorded.

For more information on the Marshall Tucker Band, please visit


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