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Seven New Classic Christmas Albums Available Everywhere October 8, 2013 Through Legacy Recordings

Legacy Recordings’ Classic Christmas Album series rings in this year’s holiday season with new collections by Alabama, Johnny Cash, George Jones & Tammy Wynette, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Martina McBride, Barbra Streisand, and Andy Williams. The eight new titles will be available everywhere October 8, 2013 through Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment.

Each new collection gathers a dozen or more remastered tracks that span the career of each artist, all of whom recorded multiple holiday albums through the years (some on multiple record labels), as well as occasional Christmas tunes on other albums such as soundtracks or benefit albums.

The Classic Christmas Album by Alabama presents tracks from Alabama Christmas (1985), Christmas With The Judds And Alabama (1994), and Alabama Christmas Vol. II (1996). The Classic Christmas Album by Gladys Knight & the Pips gathers songs from Bless This House (1975, Buddah) and That Special Time Of Year (1980, Columbia).

With many of their holiday albums either out-of-print, or never issued on CD, or highly collectible rarities, each new title in the Classic Christmas Album series is a welcome cross-section of those hard-to-find classics. Each Classic Christmas Album gathers a career’s worth of precious memories, often spanning decades, while creating new memories at the same time.

The eight new Classic Christmas Album entries comprise the following:

The Classic Christmas Album by Alabama (RCA/Legacy 88883 74444 2 2)

Selections: 1. Christmas In Dixie • 2. A Candle In The Window • 3. Christmas In Your Arms • 4. Tennessee Christmas • 5. When It Comes To Christmas • 6. The Night Before Christmas • 7. Hangin’ ‘Round The Mistletoe • 8. New Year’s Eve 1999 • 9. The Blessings • 10. Angels Among Us • 11. I Was Young Once Too • 12. Tonight Is Christmas • 13. Joseph And Mary’s Boy • 14. O Little Town Of Bethlehem • 15. Little Drummer Boy • 16. Silent Night.

Johnny Cash - The Classic Christmas Album

The Classic Christmas Album by Johnny Cash (Columbia/Legacy 88883 73609 2 0)

Selections: 1. Christmas As I Knew It • 2. Christmas Time’s A-Comin’ • 3. That Christmasy Feeling • 4. Christmas With You • 5. Blue Christmas • 6. The Little Drummer Boy • 7. The Gifts They Gave • 8. King Of Love • 9. Merry Christmas Mary • 10. I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day • 11. Joy To The World • 12. It Came Upon A Midnight Clear • 13. Ringing The Bells For Jim • 14. The Christmas Guest • 15. The Christmas Spirit • 16. Silent Night.

George Jones & Tammy Wynette - The Classic Christmas Album

The Classic Christmas Album by George Jones & Tammy Wynette (Epic/Legacy 88883 75897 2 7)

Selections: 1. Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus • 2. A New Baby For Christmas • 3. Maybe Next Christmas • 4. Blue Christmas • 5. Lonely Christmas Call • 6. White Christmas • 7. Jingle Bells • 8. One Happy Christmas • 9. Silver Bells • 10. It Came Upon A Midnight Clear • 11. O Little Town Of Bethlehem • 12. Away In A Manger • 13. Joy To The World • 14. Silent Night, Holy Night • 15. (Merry Christmas) We Must Be Having One • 16. The Greatest Christmas Gift.

Gladys Knight & The Pips - The Classic Christmas Album

The Classic Christmas Album by Gladys Knight & The Pips (Columbia/Buddah/ Legacy 88883 73539 2 2)

Selections: 1. Do You Hear What I Hear? • 2. Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town • 3. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) • 4. This Christmas • 5. Jingle Bells • 6. The Night Before Christmas • 7. It’s The Happiest Time Of The Year • 8. Away In A Manger • 9. When A Child Is Born • 10. That Special Time Of Year • 11. What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? • 12. Silent Night • 13. Bless This House • 14. The Lord’s Prayer.

Martina McBride - The Classic Christmas Album

The Classic Christmas Album by Martina McBride (RCA/Legacy 88883 74365 2 6)

Selections: 1. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) • 2. Blue Christmas (duet with Elvis Presley) • 3. I’ll Be Home For Christmas • 4. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! • 5. Winter Wonderland • 6. Silver Bells • 7. Baby, It’s Cold Outside (duet with Dean Martin) • 8. Do You Hear What I Hear • 9. Away In A Manger • 10. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing • 11. What Child Is This • 12. O Come All Ye Faithful • 13. Silent Night • 14. O Holy Night • 15. White Christmas • 16. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.

Barbra Streisand - The Classic Christmas Album

The Classic Christmas Album by Barbra Streisand (Columbia/Legacy 88883 76933 2 5)

Selections: 1. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas • 2. The Christmas Song (Chest­nuts Roasting On An Open Fire) • 3. I’ll Be Home For Christmas • 4. A Christmas Love Song • 5. The Best Gift • 6. It Must Have Been The Mistletoe • 7. I Remember • 8. I Wonder As I Wander • 9. Sleep In Heavenly Peace (Silent Night) • 10. Snowbound • 11. Jingle Bells • 12. My Favorite Things • 13. Christmas Lullaby • 14. O Little Town Of Bethlehem • 15. Christmas Mem’ries • 16. White Christmas.

Andy Williams - The Classic Christmas Album

The Classic Christmas Album by Andy Williams (Columbia/Legacy 88883 72585 2 4)

Selections: 1. Joy To The World • 2. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! • 3. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) • 4. Winter Wonderland • 5. Silent Night • 6. O Little Town Of Bethlehem • 7. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas • 8. The Little Drummer Boy • 9. What Child Is This • 10. Silver Bells • 11. Kay Thompson’s Jingle Bells • 12. Angels We Have Heard On High • 13. My Favorite Things • 14. O Holy Night • 15. Ave Maria • 16. It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year.