Tag Archives: Country Weekly 1999-03-23 issue

Ten Years of Garth Brooks: 1989—1999

Ten Years of Garth Brooks: 1989—1999

Originally published in the March 23, 1999 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Lynn Shults didn’t expect lightning to strike when he walked into Nashville’s Bluebird Cafe in 1988. After all, the featured singer was a youngster the Capitol Records executive had turned down just a month earlier. But the nervous Garth Brooks who flunked that…MORE

Star Stats: Porter Wagoner

Star Stats: Porter Wagoner

Originally published in the March 23, 1999 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Full name: Porter Wayne Wagoner Birth: Aug. 12, 1927 Death: Oct. 28, 2007 [updated Dec. 3, 2007] Birthplace: South Fork township of Missouri, just outside of Lanton Raised: West Plains, Mo. Hair: silver/gray, curly Eyes: blue Parents: father Charley; mother Bertha Siblings: sisters…MORE

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Honky Tonk Girl

Honky Tonk Girl

Loretta Lynn will celebrate her 87th birthday on April 14, but she will get the party started on April 1 with an All-Star Birthday Celebration Concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena featuring performances by Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Trisha Yearwood and more.