Merry Christmas! Hope you enjoy my version of "Silent Night."
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All I got for Christmas was this holiday album called...
A couple of months ago my friend Ford Heacock with Firebreath Media asked me to be a part of this fun 'lil holiday project he was putting together. The result is 10 eclectic and colorful Christmas songs by many talented artists (read more about them here!) - all yours for FREE!! But if you would like to give, all the proceeds will be donated to the Nashville Rescue Mission.
Hope you'll check out my track, "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," fea. Duane Borba on percussion and Laura Vance on background vocals. Thanks for sharing it with anyone you think would enjoy it!
"I'll be Home for Christmas" - I've always loved this song. Something about the easy-flowing melody, the nostalgic lyric and the deep emotional content captured my heart from the start. Naturally, when I sat down with my guitar to play through the tune a few weeks ago, it poured out like it's always been in there, waiting for its moment.
Being a musician who focuses on songwriting, I don't do a whole lot of covers - I only do the songs I really really really like - which is the way it should be, I think! My motivation for playing covers is 100% to perform it in my own style. The process for learning the cover is basically this: play through as much of the song as I possibly can without referencing sheet music or a recorded version, put aside any thought of the original rhythm and chord structure, and play what comes out.
And that's exactly what I've done here! My hope is that you find it as fresh and unique as it is familiar and comforting!
Hope you enjoy my 3rd annual Christmas cover - I'll be Home for Christmas
P.s. - If you have to be away from home for Christmas this season, or have had to in the past, leave a comment and share what you miss most!