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One singer shared an incredible performance of a Garth Brooks ballad that had viewers doing an immediate double take.
Ian Ambrose Maika delivered his powerful performance while occupying what seemed to be a garage, manning his guitar and country vocals that seemed to bring Brooks before our eyes. Singing the emotional tune “The River”, Maika had fans hooked with his initial note that closely resembled the voice of the country icon.
“You know a dream is like a river/ Ever changin’ as it flows/ And a dreamer’s just a vessel/ That must follow where it goes/ Trying to learn from what’s behind you/ And never knowing what’s in store,” he sweetly sang, captivating his viewers. The singer’s shot at the song’s chorus was perhaps the strongest resemblance to Brooks, showcasing skillful riffs and genuine passion for a performance that had fans talking!
“The River” was released in 1992 on Brooks’ album Ropin’ the Wind. The song not only charted at no.1, but also gained massive recognition from doting fans that deeply resonated with the passionate lyrics.
Be sure to enjoy this impeccable performance below and tell us if you heard the similarities!
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