is the first A Travis Tritt Christmas: Loving Time of the Year Christmas music album by American country music singer Travis Tritt. It was released September 29, 1992 via Warner Bros. Records. The album includes a mix of traditional songs, cover songs and new material.
Content [ edit ]
This album includes three covers of country Christmas songs. "Christmas in My Hometown" was originally recorded by
Sonny James on his 1966 album My Christmas Dream. "Santa Looked a Lot Like Daddy" and "All I Want for Christmas Dear Is You" were both recorded by Buck Owens on his 1965 album Christmas with Buck Owens and His Buckaroos. "Loving Time of the Year" and "Christmas Just Ain't Christmas Without You" are the only new tracks on this album.
Track listing [ edit ]
Winter Wonderland" ( Felix Bernard, Dick Smith) – 2:50 "Christmas in My Hometown" (
Sonny James, John Skye) – 2:43 "
Santa Looked a Lot Like Daddy" ( Buck Owens, Don Rich) – 2:28 "All I Want for Christmas Dear Is You" (Owens, Rich) – 3:04
O Little Town of Bethlehem" ( Phillips Brooks, Lewis Redner) – 4:55 "Loving Time of the Year" (Travis Tritt) – 4:06
"Christmas Just Ain't Christmas Without You" (
Johnny Neel) – 4:33 "
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day" ( Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Johnny Marks) – 4:10 "
Silver Bells" ( Jay Livingston, Ray Evans) – 5:18 "
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" ( Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane) – 6:05
Personnel [ edit ]
Sam Bacco -
bells, bell tree, cymbals, finger cymbals, orchestra bells, sleigh bells, tambourine, wind gong Mike Brignardello -
Larry Byrom - acoustic guitar, slide guitar
John Cowan - background vocals Terry Crisp -
dobro, steel guitar, baritone steel guitar
Stuart Duncan - fiddle
John Jorgenson - acoustic guitar, electric guitar, mandolin, slide guitar, soloist Billy Livsey -
clavinet, Fender Rhodes, harmonium, melodica, Hammond organ, vox organ Dana McVicker - background vocals
Mark O'Connor - fiddle Michael Rhodes - bass guitar
Hargus "Pig" Robbins - piano Jimmy Joe Ruggiere -
Travis Tritt - acoustic guitar, lead vocals, background vocals Steve Turner -
Billy Joe Walker Jr. - acoustic guitar, electric guitar
Reggie Young - electric guitar
Chart performance [ edit ]
Billboard Top Country Albums 23
Billboard 200 75
Billboard Top Holiday Albums 17
References [ edit ]