GARTH GOES TO COLLEGE
On Dec. 2, Garth Brooks stars in the new
CBS special Garth: Live at Notre Dame!, recorded at his concert at the Indiana university. Here are wve facts you may not know about Brooks, 56, the best-selling solo artist in U.S. history. A solid athlete, he’s done spring training with the New York Mets, the San Diego Padres and the Kansas City Royals. He will sing love duets only with his wife, Trisha Yearwood. Brooks was selling cowboy boots when, in between customers, he wrote “Not Counting You,” which became one of his wrst hits in
1990. The eldest of his three daughters is named Taylor in honor of singer James Taylor. His music went out of this world when Col. Bill McArthur brought a copy of Brooks’
The Hits on board the Russian Mir space station in 1995.