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Miracles On Christmas Day
(Sunbird Records)Kimmie Rhodes

Miracles On Christmas Day is the premier collection of Kimmie Rhodes" own original Christmas songs. One Christmas, years back, inspired while watching Willie Nelson open multiple packages all containing platinum records of his beloved song, 'Pretty Paper", Kimmie pledged to write a holiday song every year. Now, as a gift to her friends worldwide, she and Gabe Rhodes have collaborated on brilliant new productions of those songs. With a glittering cast of musicians including cellist Brian Standefer (Alejandro Escovedo), percussionist Hunt Sales (Todd Rundgren, Iggy Pop, Tin Machine), Nigel Eaton on hurdy gurdy (Blowzabella, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, Loreena McKennitt), and Joel Guzman on accordion (Joe Ely, Los Super Seven), this record is the perfect pre-holiday feast for radio hosts looking for fresh tunes, music lovers hungry for soulful lyrics, and her legion of fans who have come to love her gritty-to-whimsical music in all its subtle, complex glory. This group of new recordings also includes a cover of Patty Griffin"s beautiful 'Mary" and two intriguing classics, 'Carol of the Bells", (an ancient pagan Ukrainian chant), and 'What Child is This" (set to 'Greensleeves").


Kimmie Rhodes - Special Christmas Tour
Ireland & UK - November-December 2010
Sunday 28th
Portstewart, Flowerfield Arts Centre, Nr. Coleraine  028 70831400
$10, 8pm

Thursday 2nd
Naul, Seamus Ennis Centre, Ireland 00 353 (0)1 802 0898/0899
$16, 7.30pm

Friday 3rd
Rathfriland, The Bronte Centre, N. Ireland 028 40623322  
$18, $5.99 Ring Size Adjuster, 8.30pm

Saturday 4th
Rathfriland, The Bronte Centre, N. Ireland 028 40623322
$18, 8.30pm

Sunday 5th  
Holyhead, The Ucheldre Centre, Anglesey 01407 763361
$8 / $3 Children, 8pm

Monday 6th
Oxford, Christ Church, Oxford    
$10, 7.30pm*
*Preceded by special free admission 'After Eight" service from 6 to 7pm inc. talk on Johnny Cash and religion in country music with Kimmie & Bob Harris

Tuesday 7th
Farncombe, Farncombe Cavern, Surrey 01483 416741  
$10 adv., $12 doors, 7pm

Wednesday 8th
Otterton, Otterton Mill, Devon 01395 568521
$11.50, 6pm (music at 8pm)

Thursday 9th
London, Green Note, Camden 0207 485 9899  
$12, 7pm

For a chance to win a copy of Kimmie Rhodes" new CD 'Miracles On Christmas Day" answer the following question:

With which famous singer-songwriter did Kimmie Rhodes record her 2003 album Picture In A Frame?

Send your answer (and your name and address) to leicesterbangs(at) with "Kimmie Rhodes Competition" in the subject field.

The last date for entry is 28th November, 2010.

The winners will be the first names out of the hat.

Some boring bits:
Strictly one entry per person / household / e-mail address.
Entrants must be UK residents.
The editor"s word is final and he won"t be getting into any correspondence.
The winner will be notified in the week after 28-11-10 by e-mail.

Good Luck!