Christmas (The Oak Ridge Boys album)

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Christmas
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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 23, 1982
GenreCountry, religious
LabelMCA
ProducerRon Chancey
The Oak Ridge Boys chronology
Bobbie Sue
(1982)
Christmas
(1982)
American Made
(1983)
Singles from Christmas
  1. "Thank God for Kids"
    Released: November 20, 1982

Christmas is the seventh country studio album by The Oak Ridge Boys, released in 1982. It is a holiday / Christmas album released via MCA Records. The album produced one single in "Thank God for Kids", which made number three on the Hot Country Songs charts.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Jesus Is Born Today (It Is His Birthday)"
  2. "Christmas Is Paintin' the Town"
  3. "Christmas Carol"
  4. "Silver Bells"
  5. "Santa's Song"
  6. "White Christmas"
  7. "Happy Christmas Eve"
  8. "Thank God for Kids" (Eddy Raven)
  9. "Silent Night"
  10. "Little One"
  11. "Mary Christmas"
  12. "Oh Holy Night"

Personnel[edit]

Group members[edit]

Other musicians[edit]

  • Jimmy Capps - acoustic guitar
  • Gene Chrisman - drums
  • Ferrell Morris - percussion
  • Steve Nathan - keyboards
  • Ron Oates - keyboards
  • Cindy Reynolds - harp
  • Billy Sanford - acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Jack Williams - bass guitar
  • Reggie Young - electric guitar
Backing vocals
  • Dee Allen
  • Jamie Allen
  • Monica Boulanger
  • Jamie Burris
  • Melissa Burris
  • Julie Horne
  • Desiree Ladd
  • Teri Martin
  • Dale Miller
  • Mindy Miller
  • Robbie Mitchell
  • Ginger Morgan
  • Christopher Sterban
  • Tara Slate
  • Ginna Tarbutton
Horns
  • Billy Puett
  • Bobby Taylor
  • Don Sheffield
  • George Tidwell
  • Rex Peer
  • Roger Bissell
Strings
  • George Binkley III
  • John David Boyle
  • Marvin D. Chantry
  • Roy Christensen
  • Virginia Christensen
  • Margaret Estill
  • Lawrence Evans Harvin
  • Pauli Ewing
  • Daniel Furth
  • Carl Gorodetzky
  • Lennie Haight
  • Phyllis E. Hiltz
  • Rebecca Lynch
  • Dennis W. Malchan
  • Craig Nelson
  • Walter Schwede
  • Harris Shilakowsky
  • Garry Vanosdale
  • Pamela Vanosdale

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1982) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 9
U.S. Billboard 200 73

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions
US Country CAN Country
1982 "Thank God for Kids" 3 24

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 303. ISBN 978-0-89820-177-2.