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Sun Mar 2, 2014, 08:06 AM

149. Your guess is more plausible than IrishEyes' ear-witness testimony. Furthermore (with links):

"Both TNN and CMT banned the video, with a CMT representative commentating that the network was "in business to entertain, not to promote or condone gratuitous violence or social issues". However VH1, which generally aired pop videos, began playing it and women's shelters thanked the record company for raising awareness of domestic violence. On October 2 1991, the clip was awarded the CMA Video of the Year award."
http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=6264|


"...some women’s shelters voiced support. Brooks’ own wife at the time allegedly disapproved of scenes in the video but later defended him when the controversy drew public attention."
http://entertainment.time.com/2011/06/07/top-10-controversial-music-videos/slide/garth-brooks-the-thunder-rolls/#ixzz2uo0u9zhF


"Although Brooks' intentions were to promote awareness of the issue, TNN and CMT banned the video. Even with the lack of television support, his mission was accomplished, as many fundraisers were set up around the song to assist battered women’s shelters."
http://tasteofcountry.com/garth-brooks-songs/?trackback=tsmclip

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