Garth Brooks has had a huge string of top country hits, but did you know that one of his biggest songs was written by Billy Joel ? Joel wrote and recorded "Shameless" for his Storm Front album in 1989, reaching No. 40 on Billboard 's Adult Contemporary chart with his rendition. Brooks is a huge Billy Joel fan, and he covered "Shameless" in 1991 for his Ropin' the Wind album. Brooks' version — which featured support vocals from his future wife, Trisha Yearwood — reached No.