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At SXSW, Garth Brooks Sees The Constants In A Changing Industry

The music business has evolved dramatically since the country icon began his career. What hasn't changed, he says, is how artists connect with fans: "The music kinda lets you be in their life."

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At SXSW, Garth Brooks Sees The Constants In A Changing Industry

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