Christmas Q&A With Cliff Dorsey

What is your current single and/or album? Girls Do off the upcoming New Neon EP releasing Spring 2023.

Cliff Dorsey with his mom.

What was a typical Thanksgiving meal look like for your family? Smoked Turkey prepared by Mom, Dad, older brother Dusty, & myself Honey Baked Ham prepared by Dad Collard Greens, Yellow Squash Casserole, Sweet Potato Souffle, Bacon wrapped Asparagus, & Brown and Serve rolls Ohhhhhh but don’t forget the VERY important fried Deer meat that we enjoy while cooking the main dinner. Pumpkin and Sweet Potato pie with Vanilla Blue Bell Ice Cream –occasinaly walnut brownies.

What were your Thanksgiving traditions when you were younger? As far back as I can remember Thanksgiving always included sitting in the tree stand with my brother Dusty. Cooking as a family, football, and spending time together — also always making sure the little ones were entertained so we didn’t derail the cooking.

How has your Thanksgiving celebration changed since you have become an adult? My dad is still the best cook but I have learned and can help cook more. We have been able to maintain our traditions with family.

What is your favorite Thanksgiving Day memory? Too many good ones to recall just one. It’s my favorite holiday and I really have loved them all.

What are you most thankful for this year? My nieces and nephews are doing really well. My music career is growing and I am thankful for all the places it’s taken me. My family is healthy and I can spend quality time with them.

Do you prefer artificial Christmas trees or real trees? Real trees all the way.

When do you decorate your Christmas tree? After Thanksgiving about two weeks before.

What is your favorite Christmas song?  What makes it your favorite? Noel because it’s about Jesus Christ being born and it’s a beautiful song. I have a lot of memories associated with that song.

Cliff Dorsey with his dad.

What is your go-to holiday drink? Jack Daniels & Egg Nog.

What is your favorite Christmas present that you have ever received? BMX Bike with the pegs.

What were your Christmas traditions when you were younger? Always in the Christmas play at Camp Kulaqua or at church Decorating my Christmas tree with my best friend Daniel while my dad cooked BBQ and we made homemade vanilla ice cream Driving around looking at Christmas lights with my mom.

How have your Christmas celebrations changed since becoming an adult? I am thankful that they haven’t changed.

What is your favorite Christmas memory? Waking up to my brother telling me that Santa crawled thru his window!!! It was very believable because we didn’t have a chimney. We walked into the living room and there were more presents then I had ever seen…..and my best friend Daniel was also there with us!

How do you spend the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day? Back when I was a kid we would and off school we would go to the hunting camp and run dogs. At night we would have oysters around the campfire and listen to country music and enjoy the hunting camp.

How do you spend New Year’s Eve? Performing — it’s always a fun show!

What do you typically eat on New Year’s Day? Pepto Bismol 😉

Do you have a New Year’s Resolution for 2022? I like to keep those private, but I always set goals for myself each year. Both in music and personal development.