Mindy Smith Wraps Christmas CD

Singer-songwriter Mindy Smith will release a Christmas album, My Holiday, on Oct. 9 on Vanguard Records. Selections include “Away in a Manger” with harmonies by Alison Krauss. Smith wrote or co-wrote six original songs for the album and also recorded classics such as “The Christmas Song,” “Silver Bells” and “I’ll Be Home for Christmas.” Her previous albums include One Moment More and Long Island Shores.