Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith Make Silver Bells Sparkle with Marc Martel

Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith Make Silver Bells Sparkle with Marc Martel

What happens when you take a Christmas an old classic like Silver Bells and mix it with veteran artists? Marc Martel, Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith hand us a gift with their tight harmonies and unique arrangement of this Christmas standard: The song dates back to the post-war golden era of Christmas pop. Bob Hope and Marilyn Maxwell featured the song in The Lemon Drop Kid but it really found popularity when Bing Crosby recorded it later that same year (1950) with Carol Richards. Like many of the classics of that time Silver Bells has been since recorded byRead more

Amy Grant Announces New Christmas Album

Amy Grant Announces New Christmas Album

Pop recording artist Amy Grant has announced the release of a new Christmas album titled Tennessee Christmas to be released October 21st. It is the first new Christmas album in twenty years from Amy Grant. A collection of thirteen new recordings, including the title track, Tennessee Christmas, offers a blend of heartfelt originals and Grant’s own spin on popular Yuletide classics, seamlessly weaving together the joy, love, laughter, and even grief this season brings. It is surprising that Grant has waited this long to release a new Christmas album. Her previous holiday releases have been wildly popular. With over sixRead more