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With a nationally broadcast television series and a non-stop touring schedule, Multi-GRAMMY® nominated duo Dailey & Vincent are wrapping up 2018 with the release of their first-ever Christmas record, Dailey & Vincent: The Sounds of Christmas, available Oct. 12 from BMG. The Sounds of Christmas experience is more than just an album release as momentum continues throughout the holiday season with a nationally broadcast television Christmas concert special, four all-new Christmas episodes of “The Dailey & Vincent Show” on RFD-TV and a 15-city Christmas tour.
Parade.com exclusively premiered the album art and a first listen to the Dolly Parton collaboration “Road To Bethlehem,” featuring stunning harmonies and tuneful string picking (Laura Whitmore). To pre-order Dailey & Vincent: The Sounds of Christmas and instantly receive “Road To Bethlehem,” click HERE.
Dailey & Vincent: The Sounds of Christmas features Christmas classics like “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” “Carol of the Bells” and “Go Tell It On The Mountain” as well as never-before-heard holiday tunes such as “Road To Bethlehem” featuring Parton, written by Country Music Hall of Fame and Gospel Music Hall of Fame member Jimmy Fortune and Jeff Bates. 2018 Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Ricky Skaggs also joins Dailey & Vincent on a cut of Alabama’s “Tonight It’s Christmas,” which is one of two bonus tracks available exclusively when fans purchase the Christmas record at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations and online at CrackerBarrel.com.
“I’ve wanted to record a Christmas record my whole life, so to say I’m unhinged with excitement over the release of The Sounds of Christmas is an understatement!” expressed Jamie Dailey.
“It’s been a dream of ours the past 10 years. Timing is everything, and we’re very happy we waited. The song selection on this album takes you through a journey from childhood to adulthood, laughs, memories and the true meaning of Christmas,” added Darrin Vincent.
To coincide with the record’s release, the Grand Ole Opry stars recently taped “The Sounds of Christmas,” a broadcast television concert special, at The Franklin Theatre. During the sold-out special, which was produced by BMG Filmed Entertainment and directed by BMG’s Joe Thomas, Dailey & Vincent were joined by fellow entertainers, including CeCe Winans, Béla Fleck, who have a combined total of 26 GRAMMY® awards.
Fans throughout the country can hear songs from the new record as well as other Dailey & Vincent staples live on “Dailey & Vincent’s A Springer Mountain Farms Chicken Christmas Tour.” The 15-city tour kicks off in Virginia on Nov. 24. To check out the full schedule of tour dates and purchase tickets, click HERE.
DAILEY & VINCENT: THE SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS TRACK LISTING
1. Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree
2. Mary Did You Know
(Mark Lowry/ Rufus Green)
3. Road To Bethlehem featuring Dolly Parton
(Jimmy Fortune/ Jeff Bates)
4. Go Thee Down
(Judy Harris/ Pete McCann)
5. Let it Snow
(Sammy Cahn/ Jule Styne)
6. The Spirit of Christmas
(Parnell Davidson/ John Mabel/ Joel Webster)
7. Carol of the Bells
(Mykola Leontovych/ Peter J. Wilhousky)
8. It’s a Very Merry Christmas
(Jamie Dailey/ Karen Staley)
9. Mr. Grinch
(Theo Geisel/ Albert Hague)
10. Silver Bells (Bonus Track)
(Jay Livingston/ Ray Evans)
11. Frosty the Snowman
(Steve Nelson/ Walter Rollins)
12. Tonight’s It’s Christmas featuring Ricky Skaggs (Bonus Track)
(Steve Baccus/ Donnie Matthews/ Stanley Munsey/ Keith Worsham)
13. Christmas Medley
(Charles Wesley/ George Whitefield) (Edmund Sears/ Richard Storrs Willis) (Isaac Watts)
14. Jingle Bells
(James Lord Pierpont)
15. Little Town of Bethlehem
(Phillips Brooks/ Lewis Redner)
16. Go Tell It on The Mountain
(John Wesley Work, Jr.)
“DAILEY & VINCENT’S A SPRINGER MOUNTAIN FARMS CHICKEN CHRISTMAS TOUR” DATES:
Nov. 24 The Lincoln Theatre – Marion, Va.
Nov. 29 Knoxville Performing Arts Center – Knoxville, Iowa
Nov. 30 The Mansion Theatre – Branson, Mo.
Dec. 1 The Mansion Theatre – Branson, Mo.
Dec. 2 The Arts Center at Iowa Western Community College – Council Bluffs, Iowa
Dec. 5 The Mansion Theatre – Branson, Mo.
Dec. 6 Blue Gate Theater – Shipshewana, Ind.
Dec. 7 The Wilson Center – Brookfield, Wis.
Dec. 8 The Mansion Theatre – Branson, Mo.
Dec. 10 Arlington Music Hall – Arlington, Texas
Dec. 11 Stephen F. Austin State University – Nacogdoches, Texas
Dec. 12 The Palace Theatre – Corsicana, Texas
Dec. 15 Renfro Valley Entertainment Center – Mt Vernon, Ky.
Dec. 16 Meramec Music Theatre – Steelville, Mo.
ABOUT DAILEY & VINCENT:
Grand Ole Opry Members, Five-time GRAMMY® award winners individually, three-time GRAMMY® award nominees collectively, four-time DOVE Award winners, and winners of 35 IBMA Awards altogether (including 3-time IBMA Entertainer of the Year Award winners and 3-Time Vocal Group of the Year Award winners), Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent, backed by one of the best bands on tour today, are some of the most reputable and elite entertainers in American music; bluegrass, traditional country and gospel music. Now on Season 3 of their nationally broadcast television series, “The Dailey & Vincent Show on RFD-TV,” Dailey & Vincent bring their music to a national audience on a weekly basis. After a decade spent performing together and with over 1,000 airings of their PBS special “Dailey & Vincent ALIVE – In Concert,” their concoction of fantastically instinctive vocal blends of Dailey’s tenor and Vincent’s reedy harmonies has gained them well-deserved praise for their own distinctive style and worldwide recognition as American Music gold. Their most recent live CD, “Dailey & Vincent ALIVE,” debuted at #1 on the Billboard Bluegrass charts and remained at the top position for over 15 weeks.