Garth Brooks Quiz

by Amanda Flinner

With his honky-tonk meets stadium-rock style, Garth Brooks brought country music mainstream in the '90s, but he almost never made it out of Oklahoma. The country singer was so nervous when he first left for Nashville in 1985, he hightailed it back home within 24 hours.

These days, he's a bit more confident. That's what happens when you become one of the top-selling music artists in the world. In 2020, he even surpassed Elvis Presley as the best-selling solo albums artist in the United States. That same year, he was awarded the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song and a Billboard Icon Award.

In other words, it's safe to say that Brooks isn't running back home again. So blame it all on our roots, we showed up in boots and wrote you this Garth Brooks quiz. Let us know how you did in the comments.
Garth Brooks Songfacts entries
Interview with Pat Alger, who wrote "The Thunder Rolls"
Interview with Billy Montana, who wrote "More Than A Memory"

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