Christmas Wishes (Anne Murray album)

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Christmas Wishes
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Studio album by Anne Murray
Released 1981 (1981)
Genre Country
Label Capitol
Producer Jim Ed Norman
Anne Murray chronology
Where Do You Go When You Dream
(1981)
Christmas Wishes
(1981)
The Hottest Night of the Year
(1982)

Christmas Wishes is a seasonal studio album by Canadian Country music artist Anne Murray. It was Anne's first Holiday recording, released by Capitol Records in 1981.

The disc peaked at #34 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.[1] It stands as one of Anne's biggest-selling career albums, earning Double Platinum certification from the RIAA. At the time of its deletion, it had sold nearly 3 million US copies.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Winter Wonderland"   Felix Bernard, Richard B. Smith  
2. "Silver Bells"   Ray Evans, Jay Livingston  
3. "The Little Drummer Boy"   Katherine K. Davis, Henry Onorati, Harry Simeone  
4. "I'll Be Home for Christmas"   Kim Gannon, Walter Kent, Buck Ram  
5. "Christmas Wishes"   Art Podell, Randy Sparks  
6. "Joy to the World"   Lowell Mason, Isaac Watts  
7. "Away in a Manger"   Traditional  
8. "O Holy Night"   Adolphe Adam, John Sullivan Dwight  
9. "Go Tell It on the Mountain"   Traditional, John Wesley Work, Jr.  
10. "Silent Night"   Franz Xaver Gruber, Joseph Mohr  

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1981) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 34
U.S. Billboard Top LPs 54
U.S. Billboard Top Holiday Albums 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Christmas Wishes charts". Allmusic. Retrieved 1 March 2011.