What do Green Day and Garth Brooks have in common?
Not much. But they both had enormously successful albums out 25 years ago in 1993.Back then I was a kid in college and my “Dookie” CD was on repeat in my car 24/7. Sorry… I had not really found a love for country yet. My only exposure to anything country was “Achy Breaky Heart,” which was such a huge hit, the Top 40 station in Portland, Maine I worked for at the time even played it.
There’s a buzz going around the old school punk rock world that Green Day is going to tour for the 25th anniversary of “Dookie.” It’s become a big thing for bands on an anniversary of their most successful album to play it from start to finish on tour. Rock acts tend to be the ones who do it most, but why not country?
This rumored #GreenDay 25th anniversary of "Dookie" tour got me thinking. If you could pick one of these country albums from '93 to be performed live from start to finish, which one? There's no wrong answer.— Geno from 99.5 QYK (@WQYKGeno) July 27, 2018
Ok, there's one wrong answer.
There were some pretty awesome albums at the top of the charts in ’93. If you could pick one to be played live from start to finish in concert here in Tampa, which would it be? Your choices:
Billy Ray Cyrus “Some Gave All”
Garth Brooks “The Chase”
George Strait “Pure Country (Soundtrack)”
Reba McEntire “It’s Your Call”
Tweet your thoughts @WQYKGeno and I’ll include some tweets below the poll.