Classic Christmas (Billy Gilman album)

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Classic Christmas
Billy Gilman - Classic Christmas.jpg
Studio album by Billy Gilman
Released October 17, 2000
Genre Country
Label Epic
Producer Blake Chancey, David Malloy, Don Cook
Billy Gilman chronology
One Voice
(2000)
Classic Christmas
(2000)
Dare to Dream
(2001)

Classic Christmas is an album of Christmas music by the country music singer Billy Gilman, released in 2000 on Epic Records. It was certified Gold by the RIAA. "Warm and Fuzzy" was released as a single and reached #50 on the Billboard Country chart.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "White Christmas" — 4:06
  2. "Warm and Fuzzy" — 3:14
  3. "Winter Wonderland" – 2:43
  4. "The Christmas Song" – 4:01
  5. "There's a New Kid in Town" – 4:13
  6. "Jingle Bell Rock" – 2:15
  7. "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" – 2:18
  8. "Angels We Have Heard on High" – 2:54
  9. "Silent Night"– 2:25
  10. "Away in a Manger" – 2:36
  11. "Sleigh Ride" – 2:30
  12. "O Holy Night" – 3:56

Personnel[edit]

  • Tim Akers- keyboards
  • Sam Bacco- percussion
  • Jeff Bailey- trumpet
  • John Brough- background vocals
  • Charlotte Church- duet vocals on "Sleigh Ride"
  • Travis Cottrell- choir, background vocals
  • Jackie Cusic- choir
  • Mark Douthit- flute, saxophone
  • Chris Dunn- trombone
  • Jana King Evans- choir, background vocals
  • Gail Farrell- choir
  • James Ferguson- choir
  • Larry Franklin- fiddle, mandolin
  • Billy Gilman- lead vocals
  • Barry Green- trombone
  • Mike Haynes- trumpet
  • John Hobbs- keyboards
  • Jim Horn- clarinet, flute, recorder, saxophone, woodwind, horn arrangements
  • Sarah Huffman- choir
  • Jon Mark Ivey- choir, background vocals
  • Robert Jason- choir
  • Marabeth Jordan- choir, background vocals
  • Bonnie Keen- choir
  • Jennifer Kummer- french horn
  • Shane McConnell- choir
  • Chris McDonald- trombone
  • Jerry McPherson- electric guitar
  • Greg Morrow- drums, percussion
  • The Nashville String Machine- strings
  • Louis Dean Nunley- choir
  • Billy Panda- acoustic guitar, steel guitar
  • Linda Patterson- french horn
  • Michael Rhodes- bass guitar
  • Cindy Richardson-Walker- choir
  • Gary Robinson- choir
  • John Wesley Ryles- background vocals
  • Lisa Silver- choir, background vocals
  • Denis Solee- clarinet, flute, saxophone, woodwind
  • George Tidwell- trumpet
  • Robby Turner- steel guitar, background vocals
  • Bergen White- string arrangements, conductor
  • Dennis Wilson- choir, background vocals
  • Bill Woodworth- oboe
  • Cynthia Wyatt- harp

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Single US Country
2000 "Warm and Fuzzy" 50

Certifications and sales[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[6] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Classic Christmas – Billy Gilman". AllMusic. Retrieved January 25, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Billy Gilman – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Billy Gilman. Retrieved December 26, 2016.
  3. ^ "Billy Gilman – Chart history" Billboard Top Country Albums for Billy Gilman. Retrieved December 26, 2016.
  4. ^ "Billy Gilman – Chart history" Billboard Top Holiday Albums for Billy Gilman. Retrieved December 26, 2016.
  5. ^ "Country Albums - Year-End 2001". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 26, 2016. 
  6. ^ "American album certifications – Billy Gilman – Classic Christmas". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved December 26, 2016.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH