During a GAC special that aired Saturday (Nov. 9), Garth Brooks announced that he will release a four-CD box set of cover songs. Blame It All On My Roots: Five Decades of Influences, will include Brooks covering 40 songs from artists who have influenced him. Each disc will feature 10 tracks from different categories, including Country Classics, Classic Rock, Blue-Eyed Soul and Melting Pot. The set will release Nov. 19, according to Music Universe.
Trisha Yearwood can also be heard on several songs as a background vocalist. She will also duet with Brooks on the 1971 Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn classic “After The Fire Is Gone.” Additional covers include “Great Balls of Fire” (Jerry Lee Lewis), “Mrs Robinson” (Simon & Garfunkel), and “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” (Marvin Gaye).
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