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    Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on February 7, 1962, was Troyal Garth Brooks who is now known nationally as a country music singer. He was the youngest child of his father and mother, Troyal Raymond Brooks, Jr., who was a draft man for an oil company; Colleen McElroy Carroll a 1950's era country singer of Irish. Both his mother and father had been married before so that gave Garth four half-siblings. They then had Kelly and Garth together. Where they lived in Yukon, Oklahoma the family would host talent nights weekly. Garth and his siblings were required to be in them. Whether it was singing or doing a skit. That's why Garth learned to play both the guitar and the banjo. He liked to sing in family events, but his main focus was athletics. Throughout high school he played baseball, football, and also ran track and field. While doing track he received a scholarship to Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. There he participated in Javelin. Brooks graduated with a degree in advertising in 1984.…

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    was under construction at the time of their disappearance, was eventually razed and excavated after the owners raised $40,000 for the project as a result of public pressure. No evidence of the children or their belongings were ever found. A Series of Letters Beginning in 1968, the parents of the three children began to receive a series of letters which rekindled hope in the idea that their children may still be alive. Postmarked from Dandernong, Victoria, the series of letters claimed to be…

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    Carrie attended college at Oklahoma's Northeastern State University while she was in college Carrie sang in a country-western music show (Bodden 12). Carrie Underwood took a year off to be on the show “American Idol” and on May 25th, 2005, Carrie became the season four winner. After American Idol she released her first single called “Inside Your Heaven” near a million copies were sold (Bodden 15). In the year 2006 Carrie was named female vocalist of the year by the academy of country music…

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    I. Country Music Superstar Troyal Garth Brooks better known as Garth Brooks. Has an interesting story in the music industry, starting at a young age Garth sang to perform and always had to be the center of attention. Garth has a huge love for family and friends; the music was just a voice. Nemours albums and music awards made Brooks the king of country music. Who was Garth behind the mic, besides a performer? Looking in his past, present, and future where Garth unleashes stories of childhood,…

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    Country music superstar Troyal Garth Brooks is better known as Garth Brooks. With a story in the music industry, Garth finds himself pursuing country music. Starting at a young age Garth sang to perform and always had to be the center of attention. Garth has a huge love for family and friends; the music was just a hobby. Numerous albums and music awards made Brooks the king of country music. Garth brooks behind the microphone shows a heart made up of childhood memories, life with family and a…

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    “From country to pop” One of my favorite artist, Taylor Swift, has paved the way from original country music to country with a touch of pop. This young artist has achieved so much in her years as an artist, than some can’t even dream about accomplishing. I like Taylor Swift because even though she is known for writing break up songs and making them into top chart records, her many awards show how truly talented she is. I first discovered her in the radio back in 2008 when I heard “Our…

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    smashing a guitar. Sounds like a crazy rock concert, right? These are all signs that Garth Brooks is putting on one of his famous shows. Brooks has a concert experience unlike any country artist of his generation. Garth Brooks has brought a new look and feel to country music, making his songs appeal to all ages and all fans. With a steady home, broad influence, and a willingness to put himself on the line, Garth Brooks has changed the country music industry and many other lives throughout his…

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    Tim Mcgraw Research Paper

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    Today I will be telling you about my favorite musical artist Tim McGraw. I have Chosen Tim McGraw because he is not only my favorite but his music speaks and sometimes tells a story. Tim inspires many people through his music not just by the tone he sing in but by the lyrics that are said. Tim McGraw and his song writers have done a very good job with getting a song to inspire people. Born in Delhi, Louisiana on May 1, 1967 and son of Tug McGraw and Betty Smith. Tim’s parents divorced when he…

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    The Music Of Dolly Parton. Hey everybody how you doing? Well I know you guys love music and I'm glad to see that you guys made it here to hear my speech. Some of you music lovers say that Kitty Wells and Jean Shepard were the best country singers in the 60’s. (Pause for audience reaction) they are WRONG while they were on the charts, Dolly Parton was the number one hit. You might be wondering who I am. I am Dolly Parton's sister ~Stella Parton~ This is important for me to talk about because…

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    Garth Brooks always said “just keep taking chances and have fun” which is how he built and lived his music career. Through Books many trials and tribulations as a country music artist, his personal and musical mistakes and accomplishments have made him the acclaimed musician he is today that has influenced many current country artists. He has worked amazingly hard to succeed in the music world. He is especially proud of all the awards he has received over the years. Brooks truly loves…

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