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Garth Brooks premiers new video Monday

Thursday, December 13, 2007 – The world premiere of the new Garth Brooks video with Huey Lewis, covering Lewis' classic song, "Workin' For A Livin,'" will be on Monday, Dec. 17 at 9:30 p.m. eastern on Great American Country,

The video places Brooks and Lewis in the center of the racing action at Atlanta Motor Speedway, performing on a race track as cars zoom past.

"It's all about the working man in all of us," said Brooks. "All of us have that whole thing of you're working for Uncle Sam, you're working for your kids's education. You're always working for someone else...I think Huey Lewis brings the essence of the blue collar mentality to it. I'm really enjoying myself working with a guy that's all heart and soul and at the same time talented. That's the kind of people I like to hang around with."

For two weeks, GAC will exclusively show the video. After the premiere, "Workin' For A Livin" will be incorporated into GAC's normal video programming blocks.

Viewers can see how director Jon Small keeps the duo intact thanks to camera tricks and computer animation when GAC premieres Garth Brooks Behind the Video Workin' For A Livin', on Jan. 4, 2008 at 8 p.m. eastern.

The 30-minute special gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at how the video was created from the initial concept meeting to the 10-hour shoot in more than 100-degree weather.

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