enlarge 37KB, 640x438 2 Garth in his PR Meeting at Shark Tank in San Jose - He looked at Me and asked what I was doing there - I showed him my paper - As seen in his hand - "Garth and I talked cows, horses and hay" for about 10 minutes. I couldn't get into the show because there were no Media Passes left.
enlarge 50KB, 640x498 3 Garth called me at home the next week and invited me to Reno. In Reno I took pictures the first night of his show! We sat with his parents in about a 12x12 seat box that night! The man that wrote "Friends in Low Places" and his wife were seated next to me!
enlarge 46KB, 640x427 4 Garth came into his PR Meeting in Reno - saw me - said "Vickey" and came over to give me a big hug. All the other Media wanted to know who I was!
enlarge 27KB, 422x640 5 I first met Garth at his Press conforance in San Jose. 4 days later "Garth called me at home and invited me to his Reno Show - I thought it was Dad pulling my leg. Garth was laughing!
enlarge 59KB, 640x427 6 When my Dad came home I was bouncing off the walls
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enlarge 31KB, 422x640 8 No Tele-a-photo here Media had the first 2 songs to take pictures at the stage
enlarge 28KB, 426x640 9 Garths Staff stressed! "No Personal Pictures !!!" I can understand not wanting to start that - One personal photo can lead to 100s/1000s or hurt feeling if someone is left out!
enlarge 50KB, 640x427 10 His Parents told me how to get into his saturday afternoon sound check. Garth saw me sitting way-up out of the way and called me down to the stage
enlarge 40KB, 640x435 11 Garth invited his orginal Fan Club to his Saturday afternoon Sound Check and the preformance that night. At one point I was sitting on the stage next to him but NO Pictures were allowed
enlarge 54KB, 640x427 12 I got to take several Photo's back stage with Garth
enlarge 36KB, 389x640 13 Garth asked - What can I do for you? I've been told not to ask! Pictures? Meet me backstage in 5 minutes! he said.
enlarge 32KB, 424x640 14 Garth asked How did you like the show last night?
enlarge 23KB, 429x640 15 Then he said "I wasn't very good last night!" Turned to his Manage and said "Get two tickets for tonights show!"
enlarge 30KB, 428x640 16 Garth had put on one of the best shows I'd ever see! It was 100% I thought!
enlarge 25KB, 295x640 17 If his first show was 100% the 2nd show had to be 200% - His personality like cream came to the top - He was off the stage walking through the crowd and sang to a young woman in a wheelchair.
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enlarge 42KB, 640x427 28 Yes! I got carried away with Photo's at our first meeting
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enlarge 42KB, 640x427 36 Garth getting a Sharks shirt
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enlarge 66KB, 640x427 38 Garth asks all the people coming to his show to bring canned food for "Feed the Childern"
enlarge 49KB, 640x427 39 My friend and I collected caned food at Nob Hill Market Morgan Hill
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enlarge 60KB, 640x427 45 My friend Steff and I took the canned food to the Garth Donation Station
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enlarge 65KB, 640x427 50 A man from Feed the Childern heard we were leaving food and came out to thank us