Film: Bill Anderson’s Country Christmas (1968)

Dec 23, 2018

11 AM – 12 PM

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Country Music Hall of Fame member Bill Anderson hosted a weekly television show, showcasing the popular country artists of the day. In this full color Christmas special from 1968, Anderson features performances of the holiday classics “Away in a Manger” by the Statesmen Quartet, “Blue Christmas” by Lynn Anderson, “Little Drummer Boy” by Jim Ed Brown, and “Winter Wonderland” by Jan Howard. Santa Claus visits and Bill Anderson performs “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town.” 45 minutes. Ford Theater. Included with museum admission. Free to museum members.​