1999 Martina McBride – White Christmas

White Christmas is the fifth album and an album of covers of famous Christmas songs by country singer Martina McBride issued by RCA Records in 1998. The album was reissued in 1999 with new artwork and two new tracks. It was re-released for the second time in October 2007 with newer artwork and four new tracks added. In 2013, it was reisused for a third time as The Classic Christmas Album. The re-release added her Elvis Presley duet, “Blue Christmas”, which was originally released on his posthumous album Christmas Duets, while removing the track “Jingle Bells” and revising the track listing.

Tracks

1  Do You Hear What I Hear (Gloria Shayne Baker, Noël Regney) 3:58
2  Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane) 4:08
3  Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn) 1:49
4  O Come All Ye Faithful (Mel Tormé, Robert Wells) 4:01
5  The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire (Adolphe Adam, John Sullivan Dwight) 3:42
6  O Holy Night (Jay Livingston, Ray Evans) 3:47
7  Silver Bells (Traditional) 2:44
8  Away In A Manger (Irving Berlin) 3:30
9  White Christmas (Traditional) 3:22
10  What Child Is This (Buck Ram, Kim Gannon, Walter Kent) 3:48
11  I’ll Be Home For Christmas (Franz Xaver Gruber, Josef Mohr) 3:13
12  Silent Night (Franz Xaver Gruber, Josef Mohr) 3:24

Media

Musicians

BassJoe Chemay
DrumsShannon Forrest
DrumsLonnie Wilson
GuitarBrent Mason
Acoustic GuitarBiff Watson
PianoMatt Rollings
PianoJim Medlin
SynthesizerMark Jordan
SynthesizerSteve Nathan
ClarinetLee Levine
FluteAnn Richards
OboeBobby Taylor
PercussionEric Darken
PercussionSam Bacco
Background VocalsDennis Wilson
Background VocalsJim Ferguson
Background VocalsLisa Silver
Background VocalsLouis Dean Nunley
Background VocalsMarabeth Jordan
Background VocalsMark Ivey
VocalsMartina McBride

Other Musicians

Strings (Nashville String Machine), Cello – Anthony Lamarchina, Robert Mason, Carole Rabinowitz, John Catchings, Julia Tanner
Strings (Nashville String Machine), Double Bass (String) – Craig Nelson
Strings (Nashville String Machine), Harp – Mary Hoepfinger
Strings (Nashville String Machine), Viola – Gary Vanosdale, Jim Grosjean, Kristin Wilkinson, Monisa Angell
Strings (Nashville String Machine), Violin – Alan Umstead, Carl Gorodetzky, Carolyn Bailey, Cate Myer, Catherine Umstead, Christian Teal, Conni Ellisor, David Angell, David Davidson, Elisabeth Small, Gerald C. Greer*, Janet Askey, JoAnn Cruthirds, Karen Winkelmann, Lee Larrison, Mary Kathryn Vanosdale, Pam Sixfin

Liner Notes

Producer – Martina McBride, Paul Worley
Coordinator (Production) – Deb Boyle, Paige Conners
Arranged By – Dennis Burnside
Conductor – Dennis Burnside
Contractor – Carl Gorodetzky
Copyist (Music Preperation) – Chris Dunn
Edited By (Digital) – Carlos Grier, Eric Conn
Engineer (Additional Assistance) – Sandy Jenkins
Engineer (Additional) – Clarke Schleicher, Ed Simonton, Jim Burnett, Mike Poole, Tony Green
Mastered By – Denny Purcell
Mastered By (Assisted) – Jonathan Russell
Mixed By – Clarke Schleicher
Mixed By (Assisted) – Sandy Jenkins, Tony Green
Recorded By – Clarke Schleicher
Recorded By (Assisted) – Eric Bickel, Erik Hellerman, Glenn Spinner, Greg Fogie, Greg Parker, Scott Phillips
Recorder – Karen Winkelmann

Art Direction – Mary Hamilton, Susan Eaddy
Design – Julie Wanca
Photography By – Andrew Eccles

Distributed By – BMG Distribution
Manufactured By – BMG Distribution
Phonographic Copyright (p) – BMG Entertainment
Copyright (c) – BMG Entertainment
Recorded At – Ocean Way Nashville
Recorded At – Emerald Sound Studios
Recorded At – The Tracking Room
Engineered At – Emerald Sound Studios
Engineered At – Masterfonics
Engineered At – Seventeen Grand Recording
Engineered At – Love Shack
Engineered At – Sound Stage Studios
Engineered At – The Money Pit
Mixed At – Sound Stage Studios
Mixed At – The Money Pit
Edited At – Georgetown Masters
Mastered At – Georgetown Masters