Garth Brooks Covers George Strait’s “Amarillo By Morning” in Dallas

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Garth Brooks doesn’t always cover songs during sold out performances, but when he does it’s George Strait’s “Amarillo By Morning.” Yes, one country music icon, Garth, performed another country music icon’s legendary hit.

George made the song a hit in 1983, though it was originally released in 1973 by Terry Stafford.


Garth played a series of shows in Dallas at American Airlines Center for the first time in 17 years. The last time Garth played in Dallas, the venue didn’t even exist.

Garth was recently nominated for CMA Entertainer of the Year, an award George took home last in 2013.

Image Source: Jeremy Scott for CO, CMA