1981 Kenny Rogers – Christmas
Christmas is the twelfth studio album and the first Christmas album by Kenny Rogers released in 1981.
The album features several songs that were already well-known at the time including “White Christmas”, “When A Child is Born”, “Carol of the Bells” and “My Favorite Things”. Several original Christmas songs are also included, which have also now become well-known via this album.
Christmas was also the origin of Kenny’s first holiday single, “Kentucky Home Made Christmas”. This song was also later included on the various artists compilation “Now That’s What I Call Christmas!: 36 Christmas Songs – The Signature Collection” in 2003.
The album peaked at #10 on the U.S. Country charts and #34 on the overall U.S. charts.
1 Christmas Everyday 3:43
2 Kentucky Homemade Christmas 4:14
3 Carol Of The Bells 2:43
4 Sweet Little Jesus Boy 3:03
5 Christmas Is My Favorite Time Of The Year 2:43
6 White Christmas 2:47
7 My Favorite Things 2:59
8 O Holy Night 4:38
9 When A Child Is Born 3:50
10 Kids (Bonus) 2:42
|Guitar||Paul Jackson Jr|
|Guitar||David T. Walker|
|Fender Rhodes||Clarence McDonald|
|Percussion||Paulinho Da Costa|
|Background Vocals||Cindy Fee|
|Background Vocals||Gwenche Machu|
|Background Vocals||Jon Joyce|
|Background Vocals||Juanice Charmaine|
|Background Vocals||Kin Vassy|
|Background Vocals||Marlena Jeter|
|Background Vocals||Maxine Anderson|
|Background Vocals||Terry Williams|