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Though the Cornell Hurd Band is often referred to as "Garth Brooks' Worst Nightmare," Hurd has no delusions of supplanting Garth and his contemporaries on the country charts. Instead, Hurd, who just self-released a live disc, is content to live in Austin and play the honky tonk and swing music he loves for the fans who appreciate real country music. Hurd grew up in the Bay Area of California listening primarily to rock music. It wasn't until his late teens that he discovered country. "I ...