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5 Most-Requested Country Classic Christmas Songs [VIDEOS]

I’ve been hosting Country Classics on 98 Country for over twelve years. When December arrives, I can always count on requests for these five holiday favorites from loyal listeners. Take a look and listen.

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Dick Nelson
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Christmas is Getting Close — and I’m Now in the Christmas Spirit

It’s getting to look like Christmas in Central Minnesota. What,with bright lights all round town and Christmas music on the radio. It hit me when my daughter Chris and son-in-law Bryan asked me to attend Winter Wonderland at Lake George in St. Cloud on December 7th.

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What do You Prefer During The Christmas Season… Real or Fake Christmas Tree

For the last five-years, I have been forced to...

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Scotty McCreery Dishes on Fondest Christmas Memories

Scott McCreery is in the holiday spirit! In a chat with Taste of Country, the 'See You Tonight' singer discusses gift giving, white Christmases and his favorite Christmas movies.

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Kelly Clarkson and Family Get Wrapped in Red in Christmas Photo

Kelly Clarkson isn't holding back on the holiday cheer Christmas merriment this year! The singer, who released an album called 'Wrapped in Red' in the fall, shared her family Christmas photo featuring herself, new husband Brandon Blackstock, the dogs and their kids, all wrapped up in a red bow, with some lights.

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Kellie Pickler, ‘(Everybody’s Waitin’ for) The Man With the Bag’ [Listen]

Kellie Pickler's 'Santa Baby' is one of the best country Christmas songs of all time, and she tries that style once again in '(Everybody's Waitin' for) The Man With the Bag,' her latest holiday recording. The versatile singer seems as comfortable weaving around her jazzy horn ensemble as she does the mandolins and acoustics that make up her best country cuts.

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Reba McEntire, Trisha Yearwood Join Kelly Clarkson in Christmas Show Teaser [Watch]

Wednesday night (Dec. 11), 'Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Tale' will air, and with it will come a special performance from Clarkson, Reba McEntire and Trisha Yearwood together, performing 'Silent Night.' You can preview a peek of their rendition -- and it's bound to ramp up your excitement!

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A Holiday Lesson: What’s The Right Age?

This morning Cindy and I received an email from a 98 Country listener asking for some help. A mother in Waite Park (Sam) wants to know if 4-years old is too young to teach a holiday lesson about giving (or not getting). Here's the email. What do you think?

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Willie Nelson
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Willie Nelson, ‘Family Bible’ for ‘Angels Sing’ – Exclusive Premiere [Listen]

Willie Nelson is part of an all-star cast in 'Angels Sing,' a holiday movie now available on demand and in select theaters. He's also part of a pretty great soundtrack! Hear the legend sing 'Family Bible' via this ToC exclusive premiere. 

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Best Christmas Gift Craig Morgan Ever Gave Was for His Wife

It was a very Merry Christmas for Craig Morgan's wife Karen a few years back. The 'Wake Up Lovin' You' singer gave his No. 1 girl what he considers to be the best Christmas gift he's ever given!

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Happy Holidays (or) Merry Christmas?

Cindy and I received an email from a listener in St. Cloud this morning, complaining that we sometimes say 'Happy Holidays' instead of 'Merry Christmas.' She insists that we say 'Merry Christmas,' stating that the whole reason for the season is the birth of Christ. Here's the email and our thoughts. What do you think?

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Naughty or Nice Survey Reveals Americans Are Not Even Close to Well-Behaved

So, are you naughty or nice?

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