Christmas Time's A-Comin'

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Christmas Time's A-Comin'
Studio album by Sammy Kershaw
ReleasedOctober 4, 1994
Length33:21
LabelMercury Nashville
ProducerBuddy Cannon, Norro Wilson
Sammy Kershaw chronology
Feelin' Good Train
(1994)
Christmas Time's A-Comin'
(1994)
The Hits Chapter 1
(1995)
 
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Christmas Time's A-Comin'
Studio album by Sammy Kershaw
ReleasedOctober 4, 1994
Length33:21
LabelMercury Nashville
ProducerBuddy Cannon, Norro Wilson
Sammy Kershaw chronology
Feelin' Good Train
(1994)
Christmas Time's A-Comin'
(1994)
The Hits Chapter 1
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

Christmas Time's A-Comin' is the title of an album of Christmas music released in late 1994 by American country music singer Sammy Kershaw. His first seasonal project, it comprises a mix of traditional songs and newly-recorded material. The title track, a bluegrass holiday standard authored by Bell Labs engineer Benjamin "Tex" Logan, charted in 1995 and 1998 on the Billboard country charts, respectively reaching #50 and #53 those years. The song has also been recorded by Johnny Cash, Emmylou Harris, Sammy Kershaw, Rhonda Vincent, and Patty Loveless, among others.

Track listing

  1. "We Three Kings (Part 1)" (John Henry Hopkins) – 0:53
  2. "Christmas Time's A-Comin'" (Tex Logan) – 3:17
  3. "White Christmas" (Irving Berlin) – 4:23
  4. "Please Come Home for Christmas" (Charles Brown, Gene Redd) – 2:50
  5. "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" (Johnny Marks) – 2:35
  6. "Frosty the Snowman" (Walter Rollins, Steve Nelson) – 2:47
  7. "Daddy Stuff" (Rock Killough) – 3:59
  8. "Winter Wonderland" (Felix Bernard, Dick Smith) – 2:01
  9. "All I Want for Christmas Is You" (Troy Powers, Andy Stone) – 3:37
  10. "Christmas Won't Be Christmas (Without You Here)" (Steven D. Cohen, Rick Lagneaux) – 3:36
  11. "Up on the House Top" (Benjamin Hanby) - 2:26
    • duet with daughter Erin
  12. "We Three Kings (Part 2)" (Hopkins) – 0:57

Chart performance

Chart (1994)Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums52

References