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ALABAMA Rings In The Holidays Early With ‘American Christmas,’ Out Now

Country music’s best-selling band of all time, ALABAMA, is ringing in the holiday season early with the release of AMERICAN CHRISTMAS, available now on BMG.

Marking the supergroup’s first newly recorded Christmas album in 21 years, AMERICAN CHRISTMAS features a collection of holiday favorites including “Away In A Manger,” “Go Tell It On The Mountain,” “Silent Night,” “Winter Wonderland” and “Jingle Bells,” as well as four new songs contributed by the band. The record also includes an updated version of ALABAMA’s holiday classic “Christmas In Dixie,” which celebrates its 35th Anniversary this year.

Track List:
1. Ain’t Santa Cool (Randy Owen, Danny Wells, Ronnie Rogers)
2. Go Tell It On The Mountain (Traditional)
3. Silent Night (Traditional)
4. Why Can’t Christmas Day Last All Year Long (Teddy Gentry, Charles English, Bobby Terry)
5. Away In A Manger (Traditional)
6. Christmas Joy (Donald Wilson, Gerald McGee, Melvin Taylor, John Durrill)
7. First Christmas Without Daddy (Randy Owen)
8. Winter Wonderland (Felix Bernard, Richard B. Smith)
9. Greatest Gift (Mark Narmore, Sally Gentry)
10. Jingle Bells (Traditional)
11. Remember Me (Tim Johnson, Rory Feek)
12. (I Wanna) Rock N Roll Guitar (JP Richardson)
13. Christmas In Dixie (Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry, Randy Owen, Mark Herndon)
14. Sure Could Use Some Christmas Around Here (Teddy Gentry, Charles English, Sam Tate, Janey Street, Chip Davis)
15. Auld Lang Syne (Traditional)
This Fall, the band will be headlining shows coast to coast throughout the holiday season and into 2018. Upcoming ALABAMA tour stops include:
DATE       VENUE                                      CITY                                                                     
10/19      Smart Financial Centre              Sugarland, TX
10/21      Texas A&M Reed Arena            College Station, TX
10/26       Big Sandy Superstore Arena    Huntington, WV                                                
10/27       Santander Arena                      Reading, PA                                                    
11/2         Berglund Center                       Roanoke, VA                                                    
11/3         Harrah’s Cherokee Resort       Cherokee, NC                                       
11/10       Stockton Arena                           Stockton, CA                                                      
11/11       Fantasy Springs Resort/Casino  Indio, CA                                                    
11/12       Talking Stick Resort                    Scottsdale, AZ                                                
11/17       River Spirit Casino Resort           Tulsa, OK                                                 
11/18       WinStar World Casino & Resort   Thackerville, OK                                              
12/13       Wynn LV Encore Theatre             Las Vegas, NV                                             
12/15       Wynn LV Vegas Encore Theatre  Las Vegas, NV                                             
12/16       Wynn LV Vegas Encore Theatre  Las Vegas, NV                                             
2/3/18      The Country Music Cruise           Ft. Lauderdale, FL                                               
5/27/18    Tree Town Music Festival            Forest City, IA                                                
6/22/18    Country Stampede                      Manhattan, KS                                                   
6/23/18    NebraskaLand Days                   North Platte, NE                                                  
8/16/18    Bi-Mart Williamette Festival        Brownsville, OR                  

Photo credit: Ed Rode

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