Alan Jackson is overrun by Christmas cheer … opens hometown Christmas shop to get rid of some of it

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Here's a thought that I bet would never have crossed your mind in a million years unless some blogger came along and put it in your head … how many Christmas decorations go into decorating five manions? 

I'm not sure how much Christmas crap it would take to decorate one mega mansion, let alone five, but apparently it's a lot more than you'd think … just ask Alan Jackson, who has come up with a novel way to unload some of his unneeded holiday decorations. 

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Charlie Daniels releases ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas’ digitally

Charlie Daniels, award-winning, platinum selling music icon, is proud to announce the release of his audio reading of the historical children’s poem about a man who hears Santa Claus on his rooftop on Christmas eve.  Just in time for Christmas, Blue Hat Records in association with MRI/RED Distribution will release Daniels version of the audio reading of “‘Twas The Night Before Christmas” digitally on iTunes, Amazon, and all other digital outlets on December 10, 2013. 

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Mindy Smith gets “Snowed In” with latest Holiday EP

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       I’ve been a fan of Mindy Smith since I first heard her cover of Dolly Parton’s “Jolene”. I Loved her take on it! So I naturally looked up her music. I became a fast fan after hearing her song “Come To Jesus”, which is off of her 2004 album “One Moment More”.

       Mindy Smith’s latest is the five-song Holiday EP, “Snowed In”. It contains three traditional songs, plus two self-penned originals. The production is laid-back and stripped back, allowing the songs themselves and Mindy’s voice to shine. Mindy is once again joined by producer Steve Buckingham, who produced her first three albums.

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