Tuesday, December 9, 2014


By Doc Lawrence

"We Wish You a Merry Christmas"
SHELBY, North Carolina- The beautiful art deco Don Gibson Theatre presented Carl White’s “Life in the Carolinas” holiday gala, a sold-out music-filled event for both a live audience and television viewers.

Shelby is the city that gave the music world the king of the 5-sting banjo Earl Scruggs and Don Gibson, a songwriter-singer with few peers. Ray Charles, Johnny Cash, Elvis and Patsy Cline and many others recorded his songs. The onstage program last Saturday featured a medley of Gibson’s hits including “I Can’t Stop Loving You.” The 90-minute show featured Bluegrass, Gospel, R&B and Jazz that combined to send everyone home feeling the warm spirit of the holiday season.

Here’s Carl White’s wonderfully entertaining “Old Fashioned Christmas” shown on FOX46 in Charlotte.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hx7LIKAYVko#t=745
Santa Interviewed by Liz

The televised show at the Don Gibson Theatre is scheduled for Christmas week and you don’t want to miss it. It will trigger precious memories of Christmas past and help those who might feel a little down this time of year to lose those holiday blues.

GIFT SUGGESTION- Southern Thymes Shared is a beautiful book for those who love to cook, enjoy wine and entertain. Chef Lara Lyn Carter’s recipes and warm stories plus the lovely cover make this an original and treasured present for friends and family. Available on Amazon and at bookstores everywhere.

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