ABC/Image Group LADuring his formative years in East Tennessee, Kenny Chesney loved the now-classic “Christmas in Dixie,” the 1982 release from Country Music Hall of Fame members Alabama.
“Growin’ up in the South, I can just remember hearin’ that a lot,” he recalls. “I mean, every Christmas, you heard Alabama. You heard Randy Owen singing ‘Christmas in Dixie.’ And it was just one of those songs that… you know, my hometown radio station played every year. And I just always remember lovin’ that song.”
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