A Skaggs Family Christmas: Volume One

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A Skaggs Family Christmas: Volume One

(Skaggs Family)

These days a Ricky Skaggs album is sure to deliver solid playing, handsome harmonies, and a spoonful of religious faith in a traditional bluegrass style. A Christmas LP is tailor-made for such qualities, and with the help of his family and band, Kentucky Thunder, Skaggs assembles a yuletide collection filled with old-fashioned sentimentality. Too sugary at times, this Family Christmas will still likely charm Skaggs' extended family.

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