Man Against Machine: Garth Brooks' 10 Most Defiant Lyrics

From standing outside fires to finding friends in low places, the country superstar has taken plenty of musical stances

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"The Thunder Rolls," 1991

"She reaches for the pistol kept in the dresser drawer/Tells the lady in the mirror he won't do this again/'Cause tonight will be the last time she’ll wonder where he's been"
Already an explosive, controversial hit, this song took took an even more defiant stand against infidelity, with the main character brandishing a firearm and putting an end to her cheating man's ways — and to the cheating bastard himself. It remains one of Brooks' most powerful statements.