John Driskell Hopkins Launches Studio, Releases Christmas Album

GEROGIAMUSIC.ORG — John Driskell Hopkins (of the Zac Brown Band) has released his second Christmas album. While 2015’s In The Spirit was recorded with the Atlanta Pops Orchestra, You Better Watch Out is a collaboration with Atlanta’s esteemed Joe Gransden Big Band. The new holiday album also features appearances by Bela Fleck, Aofie O’Donovan, Daniel de los Reyes and fellow Zac Brown Band member Clay Cook. The songs are mostly familiar Christmas classics – “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “Here Comes Santa Claus,” “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer,” “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” and so forth.