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, Junior Year at Yukon High School, Yukon, Oklahoma, 1979
As a child, Garth Brooks often competed in “talent shows” with his brothers and sisters. By the time he reached high school, he continued to sing at casual family gatherings, but his main focus was athletics. Garth was a track scholarship student at Oklahoma State University, where he competed in the javelin.