Redneck 12 Days of Christmas

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"Redneck 12 Days of Christmas"
Single by Jeff Foxworthy
from the album Crank It Up: The Music Album
B-side "'Twas the Night After Christmas"[1]
Released December 1995
Genre Comedy, country
Length 2:21
Label Warner Bros. Records
Writer(s) Jeff Foxworthy
Tim Wilson
Producer(s) Doug Grau
Scott Rouse
Jeff Foxworthy singles chronology
"Party All Night"
(1995)
"Redneck 12 Days of Christmas"
(1995)
"Redneck Games"
(1996)

"Redneck 12 Days of Christmas" is a parody of "The Twelve Days of Christmas" written by Jeff Foxworthy and Tim Wilson and recorded by Foxworthy on his 1996 album Crank It Up: The Music Album. The song reached number 18 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in January 1996, becoming the highest-charting seasonal title of the SoundScan era, a record that has since been tied by Jimmy Wayne's "Paper Angels."[2] It subsequently peaked at number 39 in January 1997, number 39 in January 1998, number 37 in January 1999 and number 35 in January 2000.[1]

The song's B-side, "'Twas the Night After Christmas", peaked at number 67 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in January 1997.[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Michael McNamara and premiered in November 1996.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1995–1996) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 18
Chart (1996–1997) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 39
Chart (1997–1998) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 39
Chart (1999) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 37
Chart (1999–2000) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 35

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 150. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Download 'Dreams' for Green Day". Billboard. January 8, 2005. Retrieved June 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ "CMT : Videos : Jeff Foxworthy : Redneck 12 Days of Christmas". Country Music Television. Retrieved June 6, 2012. 

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