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    George Harvey Strait (The King of Country) George Harvey Strait born on May 18, 1952, in Poteet, Texas known as The King of Country not just in his genre but in much more. Many may ask themselves is Strait an actual countryman or is just said to be country because he sings in that genre. He has a passion for team roping, it plays an enormous role in his life. He sticks to traditional country and not that new pop country which almost everyone is singing. Strait enjoys ranching being in the outdoors with his son Bubba. “George Strait continues his run of staunchly traditional country albums with "Carrying Your Love With Me" (Flippo, George Strait carries) He is well known for bringing country music back to its roots and away from the popular…

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    Love songs and poems are very popular in poetry and song writing. The Poem, The Bean Eaters, is about an elderly couple that are left with nothing in there lives, but love. George Strait’s chart topper, I Cross My Heart is about a man telling a woman about his everlasting love for her. In many ways the two poems are very similar but still remain different. Each of these two poems have different mood and tone even though the poems are mostly about love. The Bean Eaters is a hard poem to…

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    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 music career, as well as future exceptions in life. On February 7, 1962 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Colleen and Troyal Brooks became parents to a soon-to-be…

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    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, love life, and future goals. II. On February 7, 1962 in Tulsa Oklahoma Colleen and Troyal Brooks became parents to a soon to be music star of the century, Garth…

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    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 career. Garth Brooks’ childhood help pave his road to country music fame. Growing up with four older siblings and a mother who all sang, Brooks was singing from a young age. Garth Brooks, born Troyal Garth Brooks, was born on 7 February 1962, in Tulsa Oklahoma to father,…

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    Among the Red Guns is a poem written by Carl Sandburg that portrays a speaker describing details of war. However, who the speaker is and what gender they are is made unclear throughout the poem. Notable in this poem is that the speaker continues to use the phrase, “dreams go on.” Sandburg uses literary devices such as imagery, tone, and repetition to help illustrate and provide information about war and its difficult aspects. Most importantly, Sandburg utilizes these literary devices in order…

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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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    His older siblings exposed him to a wide range of music. Garth listened to some country music primarily George Jones. Although he was founder of rock music than any other genre. James Taylor, Dan Fogelberg, and Townes Van Zandt were major influences. Meanwhile, he listened to George Straight's song "Unwound", he decided to start playing country music. In 1985, Rod Phelps came from Dallas to listen to Brooks, because he liked what he heard and offered Brook's to produce his first demo. He went…

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    Who remembers George Jones and Merle Haggard? George and Merle had their own style of music. They sang the traditional kind of music, but you don’t hear it that much these days. Country music today is going towards the pop genre and it’s not like it was in the 1970’s or even 1980’s. There’s one certain guy who has his own twists to music, his own style of the traditional era and has kept it around for as long as most people can remember. Most people call him “King George”, but he’s really much…

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    observation that will be further discussed later in the essay. With this introductory knowledge set down, it becomes possible to apply the frameworks and themes to different theories and course materials. For example, Churchill’s article “About That Bering Strait Bridge” critiques the biases and propaganda inherited in the Bering Strait thesis, arguing that this “careful orchestration of [illusions]” is a political device to “support the prevailing hegemony of eurosupremacism” (Churchill 1995:…

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