Special Program: Sweet Dreams and Holiday Cheer with Mandy Barnett
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December 21, 2013 - Mandy Barnett performs songs from and discusses her new album,I Can’t Stop Loving You:The Songs of Don Gibson. Before Gibson’s death in 2003, Barnett became good friends with the Country Music Hall of Fame member, who asked her to consider recording an album of his songs. A decade later, she has fulfilled her promise to Gibson, recording “Oh Lonesome Me,” “Sweet Dreams,” “ I Can’t Stop Lovin’ You,” and other classics, backed by some of the legendary musicians who appeared on the originals. Barnett also discusses her experiences portraying Patsy Cline in the production Always...Patsy Cline, and her work with producer Owen Bradley. Selections from her 2010 Christmas release, Winter Wonderland, are also be featured.