Country Music

Garth Brooks Takes the World by Storm

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Garth Brooks revolutionized country music performances with his energetic, rock-inspired concerts. His approach took the world by storm, and country music to new heights of popularity. The tremendous success of Brooks’s “Friends in Low Places” would make his second album the first country album to reach 5 million in sales.

Airing: 09/15/19

Rating: NR

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