Let It Be Christmas

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Let It Be Christmas
Studio album by Alan Jackson
Released October 22, 2002
Genre Country
Length 35:40
Label Arista Nashville
Producer Keith Stegall
Alan Jackson chronology
Drive
(2002)
Let It Be Christmas
(2002)
Greatest Hits Volume II
(2003)

Let It Be Christmas is the eleventh studio album, and second Christmas album by American country music artist Alan Jackson. Unlike his first album of Christmas music (1993's Honky Tonk Christmas), this one is composed mainly of renditions of traditional Christmas music. The title track, one of two Christmas songs composed by Jackson, was a Top 40 hit for Jackson on the Hot Country Songs charts.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com (favorable) [1]
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [2]
Country Weekly (favorable) [3]
Entertainment Weekly B− [4]
Rolling Stone (favorable) [5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin) – 2:58
  2. "Winter Wonderland" (Felix Bernard, Dick Smith) – 2:18
  3. "O Come All Ye Faithful" (Frederick Oakeley, John Francis Wade) – 3:18
  4. "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie) – 2:42
  5. "The Christmas Song" (Mel Tormé, Robert Wells) – 3:52
  6. "Silent Night" (Franz Gruber, Joseph Mohr) – 3:47
  7. "Let It Be Christmas" (Alan Jackson) – 4:11
  8. "Jingle Bells" (J. S. Pierpont) – 2:50
  9. "White Christmas" (Irving Berlin) – 3:19
  10. "Silver Bells" (Ray Evans, Jay Livingston) – 3:36
  11. "Away in a Manger" (James Ramsey Murray, John Thomas McFarland) – 2:49

Chart performance[edit]

Let It Be Christmas peaked at #27 on the U.S. Billboard 200, and peaked at #6 on the Top Country Albums. In January 2003, Let It Be Christmas was certified Gold by the RIAA.

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