Garth Brooks and Lee Brice Prove They’re “More Than a Memory” in Bossier City, LA

Mark Tucker

Garth Brooks had a surprise or two up his sleeve this weekend in Bossier City, Louisiana. First, he treated the sold-out crowd to a 25-minute opening set from friend and fellow country hitmaker Lee Brice.

Then, toward the end of his show, Garth brought Lee out to sing the song that forever ties the two together. The Country Music Hall of Famer recalled how it all started with a request to delve into his vault for an unreleased recording.  

“I said, ‘Well, there is one song written by this new kid in Nashville,’” Garth remembered. “ So Lee Brice had this song called ‘More Than a Memory’ that he had written. And there’s a thing in Nashville… you’ll hear the demo of the song and you realize you’ll never be able to sing it that good. So I’m gonna have my stab at it and then I’m gonna let the master take over.”

You can check out Garth and Lee’s version of the chart-topping tune from 2007 on YouTube. Right now, both are busy working on their next albums.

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