Let There Be Peace on Earth (album)
|Let There Be Peace on Earth|
|Studio album by Vince Gill|
|Released||September 14, 1993|
|Vince Gill chronology|
|Los Angeles Times|||
Let There Be Peace on Earth is the first Christmas album from American country music artist Vince Gill. It was released in 1993 on MCA Nashville. "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," one of the album's tracks, peaked at #54 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.
Though panned by music critics, the album had broad appeal to the public. It reached #1 on the U.S. Billboard Top Holiday Albums for 1993, eventually going Platinum. The album had sold 1,787,000 copies as of December 2012.
- "Do You Hear What I Hear?" (Noël Regney, Gloria Shayne Baker) - 4:39
- "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin) - 4:02
- "One Bright Star (This Christmas Night)" (John Jarvis) - 3:37
- "What Child Is This?" (William Chatterton Dix) - 3:29
- "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" (John Frederick Coots, Haven Gillespie) - 2:37
- "I'll Be Home for Christmas" (Kim Gannon, Walter Kent, Buck Ram) - 4:34
- "Let There Be Peace on Earth" (Jill Jackson, Sy Miller) - 4:33
- duet with Jenny Gill
- "White Christmas" (Irving Berlin) - 4:40
- "Til the Season Comes Around Again" (Randy Goodrum, Jarvis) - 4:11
- "It Won't Be the Same This Year" (Vince Gill) - 3:43
As listed in liner notes.
- Bob Bailey – background vocals
- Stuart Duncan – fiddle
- Kim Fleming – background vocals
- Steve Gibson – acoustic guitar, electric guitar
- Jenny Gill – duet vocals on "Let There Be Peace on Earth"
- Vince Gill – lead vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar
- John Hughey – steel guitar
- John Barlow Jarvis – piano, synthesizer, keyboards
- Shane Keister – piano, Hammond B-3 organ, synthesizer
- Charlie McCoy – harmonica, harp
- Donna McElroy – background vocals
- Dean Parks – acoustic guitar, electric guitar
- Tom Roady – percussion
- Jamie Robbins – background vocals
- Chris Rodriguez – background vocals
- Leland Sklar – bass guitar
- Carlos Vega – drums
Additional background vocals by the Gene Merlino Singers: Gene Merlino, John Bahler, Dick Bolks, Sally Stevens, Myrna Matthews, Melissa Mackey, Bobbi Page, Amick Byram
|U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums||3|
|U.S. Billboard 200||14|
|U.S. Billboard Top Holiday Albums||1|
|Canadian RPM Country Albums||26|
- AllMusic review
- Entertainment Weekly review
- Los Angeles Times review
- Grein, Paul (December 19, 2012). "Chart Watch Extra: Christmas Albums, From Bing To Buble". Yahoo! Music. Retrieved December 19, 2012.
- Let There Be Peace on Earth (CD insert). Vince Gill. MCA Records. 1993. 10877.