Rise and Shine (Randy Travis album)

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Rise and Shine
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 15, 2002
Recorded2001-2 at Seventeen Grand & The Sound Emporium - Nashville, TN
GenreCountry, gospel
LabelWord/Warner Bros. Nashville/Curb
ProducerKyle Lehning
Randy Travis chronology
Inspirational Journey
Rise and Shine
Worship & Faith
Singles from Rise and Shine
  1. "Three Wooden Crosses"
    Released: November 25, 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau(choice cut)[3]

Rise and Shine is the fourteenth studio album released in 2002 by American country music artist Randy Travis. His second gospel album, it produced the single "Three Wooden Crosses", which in 2003 became his first Number One single on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart since 1994's "Whisper My Name". The only other single release from this album was "Pray for the Fish", which peaked at #48.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Raise Him Up" (Robb Royer, Rivers Rutherford) – 4:03
  2. "Rise and Shine" (Randy Travis, Michael Curtis) – 3:02
  3. "When Mama Prayed" (Paul Overstreet, Rory Lee Feek) – 4:42
  4. "I'm Ready" (Travis, Ron Avis) – 2:56
  5. "Three Wooden Crosses" (Kim Williams, Doug Johnson) – 3:21
  6. "That's Jesus" (Travis, Curtis) - 2:57
  7. "Pray for the Fish" (Phillip Moore, Dan Murph, Ray Scott) – 3:01
  8. "Jerusalem's Cry" (Travis, Lance Dary, Pastor Matthew Hagee) – 3:56
  9. "Keep Your Lure in the Water" (Travis, Michael Curtis, Pastor Jeff Perry) – 3:02
  10. "If You Only Knew" (Rob Mathes, Phil Naish) – 4:13
  11. "Everywhere We Go" (Travis, Curtis) – 2:32
  12. "The Gift" (Scott, Moore) – 3:11
  13. "Valley of Pain" (Rob Mathes, Allen Shamblin) – 4:04


String section on "If You Only Knew"[edit]

  • Carl Gorodetzky, Pamela Sixfin, Lee Larrison, David Davidson, Conni Ellisor – violins
  • Kris Wilkinson, Gary Vanosdale – violas
  • Robert Mason – cello

Strings arranged by Bergen White.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
USA Billboard 200 73
USA Billboard Top Christian Albums 1
USA Billboard Top Country Albums 8


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