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Garth Brooks
Born: Feb 7, 1962 in Tulsa, OK
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Genre: Country
Biography: Garth Brooks is a pivotal figure in the history of country music, no matter how much some country purists would like to deny it. With his commercially savvy fusion of post-Merle Haggard country, honky tonk, post-folk-rock sensitive singer/songwriter sensibilities, and '70s arena rock dramatics, Brooks ...Read full biography
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Ropin' the Wind
Released: 1991
Label: LCT
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With Ropin' the Wind, Garth Brooks begins to make his '70s rock influences more explicit. Naturally, that is most notable in his reworking of Billy Joel's "Shameless," which he transforms from a rock power ...Read full review
No Fences
Released: 1990
Label: LCT
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Essentially, Garth Brooks's second album, No Fences, follows the same pattern as his debut, but it is a more assured and risky record. Brooks still performs neo-traditional country, such as the honky tonk ...Read full review
Garth Brooks feels love from fans in 1st show back
Sep 4, 9:33 PM EST
Country superstar Garth Brooks feels the love from fans in return to the road
Joel, Wonder, Brooks to receive ASCAP honors
Aug 21, 8:03 AM EST
Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, Garth Brooks among performers to receive ASCAP Centennial Awards
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