Carter Returns With Yuletide Set

Deana Carter’s third album — her first CD in three years — will be an independent Christmas project recorded at home with her father, guitarist Fred Carter. Father Christmas, a collection of 10 holiday standards, will be released Nov. 20 on the singer’s own Deanatone Records, in partnership with Rounder Records. Best known for “Strawberry Wine,” Carter’s first two albums were released on Capitol Nashville. 10/17/01