This Christmas Time

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This Christmas Time
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Studio album by Lonestar
Released September 12, 2000 (2000-09-12)
Genre Country
Length 44:04
Label BNA
Producer Dann Huff
Lonestar chronology
Lonely Grill
(1999)
This Christmas Time
(2000)
I'm Already There
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

This Christmas Time is the first Christmas album by the American country music group Lonestar. Their first Christmas album, it was released in 2000 on BNA Records. Most of the tracks are renditions of traditional Christmas material, with three newly written tracks — the title track, "If Every Day Could Be Christmas", and "Reason for the Season".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" (John Frederick Coots, Haven Gillespie) — 4:11
  2. "Please Come Home for Christmas" (Charles Brown, Gene Redd) — 2:48
  3. "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin) — 4:22
  4. "If Every Day Could Be Christmas" (Anthony Little, Gary Baker, Frank J. Myers) — 4:34
  5. "The Little Drummer Boy" (Katherine Kennicott Davis, Harry Simeone, Henry Onorati) — 4:38
  6. "O Holy Night" (Adolphe Adam, John Sullivan Dwight) — 4:52
  7. "Reason for the Season" (Larry Boone, Paul Nelson, Richie McDonald) — 4:01
  8. "What Child Is This?" (William Chatterton Dix, traditional) — 3:14
  9. "Winter Wonderland" (Felix Bernard, Richard B. Smith) — 3:18
  10. "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)" (Mel Tormé, Robert Wells) — 4:07
  11. "This Christmas Time" (Marv Green, Dean Sams) — 3:51

Personnel[edit]

Lonestar
Additional Musicians
  • Tim Akers – keyboards, piano
  • Larry Beaird – acoustic guitar, steel guitar
  • Bruce Bouton – steel guitar
  • Mike Brignardello – bass guitar
  • Robbie Cheuvront – background vocals
  • Glen M. Childress – background vocals
  • Lisa Cochran – background vocals
  • Eric Darken – percussion
  • Paul Franklin – steel guitar
  • Vicki Hampton – background vocals
  • Aubrey Hayniefiddle
  • Dann Huff – electric guitar
  • Kirk "Jelly Roll" Johnson – harmonica
  • Paul Liem – drums
  • Gene Miller – background vocals
  • Matt Rollings – keyboards, piano
  • Russell Terrell – background vocals
  • Biff Watson – bouzouki, acoustic guitar
  • Jonathan Yudkin – cello, fiddle, mandolin


Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 11
U.S. Billboard 200 95
U.S. Billboard Top Christian Albums 3
U.S. Billboard Top Holiday Albums 6

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