Garth Brooks, Karyn Rochelle Meet Garth Brooks’ favorite songwriter January 5, 2014 Shannon Leave a comment Photo: Facebook Garth called her one of his favorite songwriters during a Q&A for CBS.com. Her name is Karyn Rochelle, she wrote his new song "The Call". Hear our chat with her below. Get More: The Call (featuring Trisha Yearwood), Garth Brooks, Garth Brooks Videos Comments commentsShannonQueen Bee of NashvilleGab. Wife, mother, Gary Allan fanatic. Not afraid to say what you're probably thinking.