Holiday Songs and Lullabies

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Holiday Songs and Lullabies
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Studio album by Shawn Colvin
Released October 27, 1998
Recorded June 1998
Genre Holiday, contemporary folk, lullaby
Length 36:51
Label Columbia
Producer Doug Petty
Shawn Colvin chronology
A Few Small Repairs
(1996)A Few Small Repairs1996
Holiday Songs and Lullabies
(1998)
Whole New You
(2001)String Module Error: Match not found2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Holiday Songs and Lullabies is a studio album by American singer-songwriter and musician Shawn Colvin. It was released in 1998 on Columbia Records.[1]

Tracks[edit]

  1. "In the Bleak Midwinter" (Traditional) – 4:04
  2. "Christmas Time Is Here" (Vince Guaraldi, Lee Mendelson) – 2:37
  3. "Now the Day Is Over" (Traditional) – 1:47
  4. "Rocking" (Traditional) – 2:33
  5. "Windy Nights" (Stevenson, Wilder) – 3:10
  6. "All Through the Night" (Traditional) – 2:03
  7. "Love Came Down at Christmas" (Traditional) – 3:04
  8. "Silent Night" (Josef Mohr, Franz Gruber) – 3:22
  9. "All the Pretty Li'l Horses" (Traditional) – 1:43
  10. "Little Road to Bethlehem" (Michael Head, Margaret Rose) – 2:52
  11. "Seal Lullaby" (Rudyard Kipling, Alec Wilder) – 2:29
  12. "Evening Is a Little Boy/The Night Will Never Stay" (Eleanor Farjeon, Frances Frost, Alec Wilder) – 3:09
  13. "The Christ Child's Lullaby" (Traditional) – 2:19
  14. "Close Your Eyes" (Johannes Brahms, William Engvick) – 1:39

Personnel[edit]

  • Shawn Colvin – vocals, guitar
  • Larry Campbell – mandolin, pedal steel guitar, fiddle
  • Andy Hess – bass
  • Ben Street – bass
  • Mark Egan – bass
  • Steuart Smith – guitar
  • Shawn Pelton – drums
  • Dan Petty – guitar, lap steel guitar
  • Doug Petty – organ, piano
  • Paul Frazier – background vocals
  • Marlon Saunders – background vocals
  • Jill Seifers – background vocals
  • Clark Gayton – euphonium
  • John Clark – French horn
  • David Taylor – bass trombone
  • Jim Pugh – trombone
  • Kenny Rampton – flugelhorn
  • John Owens – flugelhorn
  • Alan J. Stepansky – cello
  • Sandra Park – violin
  • Sharon Yamada – violin
  • Rebecca Young – viola
  • Rev. Dan Willis – oboe

Production notes:

  • Doug Petty – producer, arranger, string and brass arrangements
  • Maurice Sendak – artwork
  • Alec Wilder – arranger
  • Aaron Keane – engineer
  • Steve Addabbo – engineer
  • Ray Martin – engineer
  • Fred Remmert – engineer
  • Noah Simon – assistant engineer
  • George Morgan – assistant engineer
  • Matt Kane – assistant engineer
  • Joe Ferla – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Neil Kellerhouse – design
  • Mary Maurer – art direction, design
  • Deborah Feingold – photography

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position
1998 The Billboard 200 181

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