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New Billy Joel Q&A – What Is Your Opinion Of Garth Brooks, And His Recording Of Your Song ‘Shameless?’

In this 11th question from our Nuremberg series, Billy is asked about his opinion of Garth Brooks, circa 1995, and Garth’s cover of his song “Shameless.” The question sparks a recollection that reaches back to Billy’s first impressions of country music (which he sets to music), his appreciation of country artists Garth Brooks and Travis Tritt, and the influence of the great Ray Charles on his vocal style. It is another long answer to a short question, but well worth the visit on Watch this in the video below and view more clips from our Billy Joel “Questions & Answers” lecture series!