FAMOUS INDIANA: What Best Friend of Garth Brooks Was Born In Noblesville?
Garth Brooks has a lot of friends, but someone born right here in Indiana is considered a "Best Friend" Who is it?
This person was called out by Garth on Monday night as being a HUGE influence on Garth's career and he is proud to call him a "Best" Friend!
That person would be Steve Wariner!
According to Wikipedia, Steve was born in Noblesville!
"Steven Noel Wariner was born in Noblesville, Indiana, on December 25, 1954. Influenced at an early age by George Jones and Chet Atkins, Wariner started performing in his father's band, and later moved on to playing in local clubs. By age 17, he had been hired by Dottie West as a bass guitarist, and played on her single "Country Sunshine". He also worked with Glen Campbell, whom he has cited as a major influence on his work. After his stint with Dottie West, Steve Wariner toured playing bass for Grand Ole Opry star Bob Luman, and it was during this period that he was signed to RCA records by Chet Atkins, with whom he toured internationally playing bass guitar in 1979."
Check out some of Steve's performances!