Happy Birthday, Mr. Brooks: Snakkle Celebrates Garth Brooks’s 50th Birthday with a Look Back at His Career!
Not only is he the king of country music, Garth Brooks also holds crown as the RIAA's best-selling solo artist of all time. His career has spanned three decades, produced multiple hit records, and won him countless awards. Even in retirement, he remains a fan favorite for his hard-rocking country style. Celebrate his 50th birthday with a look back at some pictures of his life and career. By Jennifer Bradshaw
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Garth Brooks Performs the National Anthem with ASL Signing by Marlee Matlin at the Super Bowl, 1993
In 1993, Garth Brooks was set to perform the national anthem at the Super Bowl. Much to the dismay of event organizers, he threatened to walk off the stage and refuse to sing if NBC didn’t agree to air his latest music video for the song “We Shall Be Free.” NBC eventually caved, and from then on, all performers are required to pre-record their performance of the anthem.