Sometimes a new take on an old classic feels right.  Here’s Tim McGraw and a couple of musicians doing an unplugged version of Merle Haggard’s, “If We Make It Through December”.

If you like Alan Jackson and whiskey, well, you’re a friend of mine.  But also, you should watch his daughter Mattie make a “Freight Train” cocktail using Alan’s own Silverbelly Whiskey.

It’s December now, so you can’t complain that it’s too early for Christmas music anymore.  And is ON it:  They did a round-up of 20 NEWER songs to add to your Christmas playlist.

Here are a few highlights . . .

1.  “Almost Too Early for Christmas” by Dolly Parton and Jimmy Fallon. 

2.  Thomas Rhett’s new take on “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas”

3.  Blake Shelton’s version of “Holly Jolly Christmas” that just came out.

4.  “Holiday Party” by Dan + Shay.

5.  “Cowboy for Christmas” by Runaway June.

6.  Elvie Shane’s new version of the Elvis song “Blue Christmas”.

7.  “Mr. Christmas” by Brett Eldredge.

8.  “New Baby for Christmas” by Hailey Whitters.

9.  “I Only Want You for Christmas” by Jon Langston.

10.  “Santa Claus Was My Uber Driver” by Lee Brice.

Zoe Kravitz is 34.  Zoe’s dad is Lenny Kravitz and her mom is Lisa Bonet from “The Cosby Show”.

Desean Jackson is 36.  Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver.

Charlene Tilton is 64.  Lucy Ewing on “Dallas”.

Gilbert O’Sullivan is 76.  Biggest smashes:  “Alone Again (Naturally)” . . . “Clair” . . . and “Get Down”.

Bette Midler is 77.

Lee Trevino is 83.



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