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A Life In The Day Of Garth Brooks

Interview by Simon Witter, The Sunday Times, 1992

Original version of piece for The Sunday Times Magazine ...

Garth Brooks: Ropin' the Wind (Capitol CDESTU 2162)

Review by David Sinclair, The Times, 5 February 1992

All blown down ...

Garth Brooks: Meet Nashville's New Breed Of Generously Stetsoned Crooner

Profile and Interview by Mark Cooper, Q, March 1992

BANDY-LEGGED and pigeon-toed, Garth Brooks has finally taken off his stetson and is staggering around the stage of Atlanta's Omni like a man who's just ...

Country's New Gold Rush

Report and Interview by Rob Tannenbaum, Rolling Stone, 16 April 1992

With Garth Brooks leading the way, Nashville is booming ...

Garth Brooks: Ropin' The Wind

Interview by Anthony DeCurtis, Rolling Stone, 1 April 1993

GARTH BROOKS is a regular at the Pancake Pantry on Twenty-first Avenue in Nashville. When he arrives for breakfast, the proprietor greets him at the ...

Garth Brooks: In Pieces (Liberty 80857; CD and cassette)

Review by Holly Gleason, The New York Times, 26 September 1993

A Megastar for Everyman ...

Kiss Off

Report and Interview by Rob Tannenbaum, GQ, January 1994

As the nation turns its lonely eyes to the Seventies for inspiration, they alight fondly on Kiss, who were stupider and crasser than anyone — ...

Garth Brooks

Profile and Interview by Robin Eggar, The Sunday Times, 23 January 1994

"SHHH." THE admonition echoes around the room, stalling conversation in mid-drawl, beer in mid-swallow. The ensuing hush is equal parts reverence and show-me. ...

Garth Brooks: Wembley Arena, London

Live Review by Paul Sexton, The Times, 13 April 1994

Tip of the hat ...

Garth Brooks: Fresh Horses (Capitol)

Review by Eric Weisbard, Spin, February 1996

LISTENING TO Walk a Mile in My Shoes, RCA's recent boxed set of 70s-era Elvis Presley, I caught an echo of Garth Brooks. For years ...

Garth Brooks: Sevens (Capitol) ***

Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 23 November 1997

"LIFE IS only therapy — real expensive and no guarantees," Brooks sings in 'You Move Me'. Well, leave it to Brooks to take his cure ...

Capitol at 75

Book Excerpt by Barney Hoskyns, 'Capitol 75' (Taschen), 2016

NOTE: Herewith the full "director's cut" version of the historical essay I contributed to the spectacularly lavish Taschen book marking the 75th anniversary of West ...


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