The Song Riding By Christmas Lights Gaining Momentum in U.S. and Abroad
Chip Hullender of Tiny Hours Publishing and Stuart Settles of Carrot Igloo Inc. Studio, both BMI affiliates, have written and released the best new Christmas song of 2017 with Riding By Christmas Lights Mary Beth Benson and Luke Berryhill. The duet blends classic Christmas, country rock, pop, bluegrass and a pinch of zydeco and is fun to sing. Portions of profits will be used to develop plans for a community for adults with disabilities and the people who love and support them.
The duet blends classic Christmas, country rock, pop, bluegrass and a pinch of zydeco for a recipe that is a must have for anyone Riding By Christmas Lights in the U.S. and abroad. It has all 5 Star Reviews by Facebook listeners and fans. They describe it as an “Instant Classic,” “Timeless.” It was distributed through CD Baby and is available on all digital download sites including, iTunes, Google Play and Amazon Music.
Portions of profits will be used to develop plans for a community for adults with disabilities and the people who love and support them in north metro Atlanta’s Cherokee county.
Riding By Christmas Lights was written by Chip Hullender and Stuart Settles. Steve Stone guitarist from the Atlanta Rhythm Section added all guitars, banjo, mandolin and dobro. Stuart Settles of Carrot Igloo Inc. Studio recorded, engineered, produced and played Synth and Piano. Rodney Mills of Rodney Mills Master House and Lynyrd Skynyrd and 38. Special fame mastered the single.
Mary Beth Benson a pop, country, indie singer and musician from Cartersville, GA. Sang lead and it features Luke Berryhill, a 19 year old sophomore at Georgia Southern, Stuart Settles - synth/piano, Susan Griffithe - violin, John Williams - sax, Connor Ingram - drums, John Kell - sax solo. Tommy 'Taz' Williams, Hayleigh Carringer (7), Alex Gilliam (10), Grace Settles (10), Jacob Doyon (8), Carrie Stribling and Chip Hullender added backing vocals. Dawson Hullender (18) Chip's son with Cerebral Palsy and Apraxia added Sleigh Bells and Triangle.
Chip Hullender and his wife Brandi, longtime Home Depot employees are coordinating philanthropists, local government, disability advocates, teachers, parents and students within the Georgia special needs community to develop plans for a "community" for adults with physical and developmental disabilities and the people who love and support them. Sales of the song in the U.S and worldwide are fueling that effort.
Riding By Christmas Lights is available now for $1.29 on iTunes, Google Play and Amazon Music and donations to the plans can be made at http://www.ridingbychristmaslights.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.