A Glen Campbell Christmas

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A Glen Campbell Christmas
Glen Campbell A Glen Campbell Christmas original album cover.jpg
Original album cover of 1998 TNN release
Studio album by
ReleasedDecember 1998
Recorded1998, Recorded at Twin Creek Studio and Money Pit Studio, Nashville, TN
GenreChristmas
LabelTNN
ProducerBarry Beckett, Eddie Bayers
Glen Campbell chronology
Christmas with Glen Campbell
(1995)
A Glen Campbell Christmas
(1998)
My Hits and Love Songs
(1999)
Alternative cover
Album cover of 1999 repackaged Unison/TNN release
Album cover of 1999 repackaged Unison/TNN release
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2/5 stars[1]

A Glen Campbell Christmas is the fifty-sixth album by American singer/guitarist Glen Campbell, released in 1998 on the TNN Classic Sessions label (see 1998 in music). In 1999 the album was repackaged and released on the Unison/TNN label.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The First Noel" (Traditional)  – 2:32
  2. "O Little Town of Bethlehem" (Traditional)  – 2:29
  3. "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" (Traditional)  – 2:41
  4. "Silent Night" (Traditional)  – 2:30
  5. "Hark the Herald Angels Sing" (Traditional)  – 3:07
  6. "Away In A Manger" (Traditional)  – 3:00
  7. "What Child Is This" (Traditional)  – 3:30
  8. "O Come All Ye Faithful" (Traditional)  – 2:18
  9. "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear" (Traditional)  – 3:15
  10. "O Holy Night" (Traditional)  – 3:56
  11. "Joy to the World" (Traditional) – 2:3

Personnel[edit]

  • Eddie Bayers – Percussion
  • Dennis Burnside – keyboards
  • Michael Rhodes – bass guitar
  • Brent Rowan – electric guitar
  • Background vocals – The Belmont University Choir, directed by Tim Sharp

Production[edit]

  • Executive Producer – Martin Clayton, Brian Hughes, Paul Corbin
  • Producer – Barry Beckett, Eddie Bayers
  • Arranger – Dennis Burnside
  • Engineer – Pete Green
  • Second Engineer – David Boyer
  • Liner notes – Michael Gray
  • Project Coordinator – Kate Haggerty
  • Art direction – Biz Woodie
  • Design – Alter Ego Design
  • Photography – Jim Hagans

Awards[edit]

The album won a Dove Award for Best Country Album in 1999. The album was also nominated for a Grammy for Best Southern, Country of Bluegrass Gospel Album.[2]

References[edit]

  • Flippo, Chet (November 28, 1998). "TNN Debuts Label with Christmas Set from Glen Campbell". Billboard Magazine. 110 (48): 30. Retrieved February 7, 2010.
  • Samms Rush, Diane (December 2, 1998). "Glen Campbell Delivers a Homey Holiday Special". Beaver Country Times: 3. Retrieved February 2, 2010.
  • Nielsen Business Media, Inc (February 26, 2000). "William Morris Proudly Congratulates Our 2000 Grammy Award Nominees". Billboard Magazine. 112 (9): 50–51. Retrieved August 23, 2009.
  • Evans Price, Deborah (April 29, 2000). "Vets Lead the Dove Lineup". Billboard Magazine. 112 (18): 94. Retrieved January 2, 2010.
  • Michael Gray. "A Glen Campbell Christmas". CMT. Retrieved January 2, 2010.
  • Michael Gray. "Glen Campbell's TNN Christmas CD Wins Dove Award". CMT. Retrieved December 27, 2009.
  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Nielsen Business Media, Inc. (January 15, 2000). Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. p. 72. ISSN 0006-2510.