Christmas in July Mach II

In addition to Faith Hill and Sixpence None the Richer, classic crooner Tony Bennett has announced he will release a Christmas CD in time for the holidays.

Bennett, who worked with the Count Basie Big Band, will present “A Swingin’ Christmas” to the masses on Oct. 14.

The CD tracks are “The Christmas Song,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” “Winter Wonderland,” “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town,” “Christmas Time Is Here,” “My Favorite Things,” “The Christmas Waltz,” “Christmas Auld Lang Syne,” “Silver Bells” and “Christmas Tree.”

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And pray for snow….

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