Having grown up in a small Rhode Island fishing village and being born
at Christmastime inspired me to create this CD for you about Christmas
in New England. As a child, I remember singing Christmas carols around
the piano with my family and sharing Christmas pies with our neighbors.
Back then, it seemed like Christmas was about more than just buying
fancy gifts or going to parties. The memories of those songs and times
with my family at Christmas stay with me today.
For this music, I have teamed up with two friends from Boston: John
Weston and David Grimes. We have collected carols from around the
world that we remember singing with our families when we were children.
I also wrote an original Christmas song to begin the CD and David
wrote one for the end that we think you will enjoy. My song, “Wish You
Were Here”, goes out to anyone who can’t make it home for Christmas,
especially thinking of our troops serving overseas.
I hope our music helps you to celebrate Christmas the way we all used to.
From my home in New England, I wish you and your family a very Merry