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Randy Travis plans Xmas DVD

Monday, October 13, 2008 – Randy Travis will get in the holiday spirit with a DVD of Christmas music, "Christmas on the Pecos," which comes out Nov. 4 via Image Entertainment. The set includes live performances shot at Carlsbad Caverns in Carlsbad, N.M. plus homespun stories and a look at Carlsbad's "River of Lights" Christmas tradition. Totaling more than 79 minutes, the DVD also has additional exclusive footage of the locales including the Carlsbad Caverns and a making-of featurette. The DVD is highlighted by Travis' Silent Night and Rock Of Ages in a cavern 850 feet underground.

This is Travis' first Christmas video. Travis has released 20 albums total including 2 Christmas albums, 2007's "Songs of The Season" and 1989's gold-selling "An Old Time Christmas."

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