Christmas Time’s A-Coming – Celebrate With A SKAGGS FAMILY CHRISTMAS VOLUME TWO

10-Song CD, With Bonus DVD Included, In Stores September 27

Special Holiday Tour Begins November 28

Skaggs Family Christmas Vol 2 Album Cover

Nashville, TN (August 17, 2011) — Christmas time’s a-coming, and holiday music fans will find a special treat when A SKAGGS FAMILY CHRISTMAS VOLUME TWO hits stores nationwide on September 27. The new disc comes with a bonus DVD filled with 26 performances of traditional seasonal favorites and new compositions that are sure to become holiday treasures.For Skaggs, a 14-time Grammy® winner, the FAMILY CHRISTMAS projects are a true labor of love. “We released Volume One back in 2005 because our fans asked us for it,” Ricky recalls. “We didn’t know if we’d ever do another one, but we’ve been hearing from our fans and they’re ready for more Christ­mas songs, so here’s Volume Two. It was a joy to create and we’re excited to share it.” Ricky, his wife Sharon and their children (Luke and Molly) are joined by Buck and Cheryl White, and Cheryl’s daughter, Rachel Leftwich, part of the Skaggs’ extended family and members of a celebrated musical clan in their own right. Also featured are world-renowned Kentucky Thunder and The Nashville Strings.
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Mandy Barnett Releases New Christmas Album Exclusively Through Cracker Barrel

LEBANON, Tenn. (September 20, 2010) As you start thinking about holiday entertainment and stocking stuffers, you may want to consider some new music that provides all the authentic sounds of the holiday traditions so many of us cherish. The newest CD in Cracker Barrel Old Country Store’s exclusive music program is Winter Wonderland, the holiday album by acclaimed vocalist Mandy Barnett. In addition to

the title track, holiday standards such as “Jingle Bell Rock,” “A Holly Jolly Christmas,” “Marshmallow World,” “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” and “White Christmas” are all included in this wonderful collection of holiday songs. Mandy has recaptured the Golden Era with the song choices and production on this album, along with a musical cast of veterans such as Harold
Bradley, Lloyd Green, Louis Nunley, Gene Chrisman and Tony Migliore, who lent their talents to render an instant classic. You may care to know that guitarist Harold Bradley and back-up singer Louis Nunley appear on the original versions of several of these songs, including “Jingle Bell Rock”! This album is now available, but only at Cracker Barrel.

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Oak Ridge Boys on Sleigh

Nashville, TN (December 10, 2010) – The Oak Ridge Boys Christmas Special, sponsored by, can be seen on multiple television networks starting December 11 to December 14.    It will feature the Grammy award-winning Oak Ridge Boys performing

several Christmas classics and appearances by the great Crystal Gayle and superstar Roy Clark.  This groundbreaking special is the first of its kind. The thirty-minute long special is an entertainment focused infomercial where fans will have the opportunity to purchase both CD/DVD specials as well as music for only .99 cents per song. Christmas songs by The Oaks, Gayle, Clark and Lee Greenwood will be available to purchase on, a website based on the critically acclaimed book, Starmaker by Jim Halsey, in which the legendary manager outlines the best way to achieve a successful career in the entertainment industry.

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