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Rodney Crowell - Christmas Everywhere - limited on colored vinyl

Rodney Crowell - Christmas Everywhere - limited on colored vinyl

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Artist: Rodney Crowell |  Label: New West 5271 |  Format: LP |  |  Genre: Holiday  | LP condition: Mint | Jacket condition: Sealed
Rodney Crowell 
Christmas Everywhere
New West 5271 on limited edition colored vinyl
My childhood memories of Christmas aren't warm and fuzzy. The holidays were more of a nuisance for my parents than cause for celebration. This is not to say that on behalf of their only child they didn't give the season a halfhearted try. There were Christmases when I found under the tree an electric football set, a Daisy pump air-rifle and a basketball goal that never got nailed up. But, there were also mornings when apples, oranges, hickory nuts and a hammer signified that year's bounty. Which is to say that Christmas in our household was mostly a wait-and-see proposition. I was finally ready to record an album of original Christmas songs. With Dan Knobler producing and some very gifted musicians and vocalists lending their talents, the making of the album Christmas Everywhere ranks as some of the most enjoyableb recording sessions I've ever experienced. The record was close to being finished when it occurred to me that to set the tone for the albums mostly irreverent subtext, I needed to compose a lyrical prelude. In honor of Clement Moore, who wrote the poem we all know as, "The Night Before Christmas," I came up with a short piece called "Clement's Lament (We'll See You in The Mall)". Tania Hancheroff and Kim Keyes stopped by the studio and performed the tune with Jordan Lehning's orchestral backing and the album was pronounced complete.
Songs are;
Clement's Lament (We'll See You in the Mall)
Christmas Everywhere (Featuring Lera Lynn) 
When the Fat Guy Tries the Chimney on for Size
Christmas Makes Me Sad
Merry Christmas From an Empty Bed (Featuring Brennen Leigh) 
Very Merry Christmas 
christmas in Vidor (Featuring Mary Karr) 
Christmas for the Blues
Come Christmas 
Let's Skip Christmas This Year
Christmas in New York
All for Little Girls & Boys (Featuring Daddy Cool & the Yule) 

NEW SEALED LP on  limited edition Colored Vinyl! 

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