Garth Brooks Makes Donations To Smithsonian
December 3, 2007 at 5:21 AM (PT)
In a special donation ceremony, award-winning singer and songwriter GARTH BROOKS will donate objects from his acclaimed career to the SMITHSONIAN's National Museum of American History. The donation will include his first gold record received for the album "GARTH BROOKS;" one of his trademark black cowboy hats, a guitar BROOKS smashed during his first NBC TV special in DALLAS in 1991 and later repaired; and handwritten lyric sheets for the song, "Beaches of Cheyenne."
The museum will also collect the plaque for the special Career Award BROOKS received in NOVEMBER by the RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION AMERICA as the new top-selling solo artist in recorded history.