1986 George Strait – Merry Christmas Strait To You

Merry Christmas Strait to You! is the first Christmas album by American country music artist George Strait, released on September 8, 1986 by MCA Records. It reached #17 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and is certified double platinum by the RIAA.


1  White Christmas (Irving Berlin) 03:03
2  There’s A New Kid In Town (Curly Putman; Don Cook; Keith Whitley) 04:27
3  Winter Wonderland (Felix Bernard; Dick Smith) 02:24
4  Merry Christmas Strait To You (Bob Kelly) 02:40
5  Away In The Manger (Traditional) 02:44
6  For Christ Sake, It’s Christmas (Hank Cochran; Dean Dillon) 03:13
7  Frosty The Snowman (Steve Nelson; Jack Rawlins) 02:18
8  When It’s Christmas Time In Texas (Benny McArthur) 03:09
9  Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (Fred Coots; Haven Gillespie) 02:12
10  What A Merry Christmas This Could Be (Hank Cochran; Harlan Howard) 03:03



BassDavid Hungate
DrumsEddie Bayers
GuitarLarry Byrom
GuitarReggie Young
Acoustic GuitarBilly Joe Walker Jr
Steel GuitarPaul Franklin
PianoJohn Jarvis
FiddleJohnny Gimble
Background VocalsCurtis Young
VocalsGeorge Strait

Liner Notes

Producer – George Strait, Jimmy Bowen
Mastered By – Glenn Meadows
Mixed By – Bob Bullock
Recorded By – Bob Bullock

Art Direction – Simon Levy
Design – Tal Howell
Illustration – Mike Drake
Photography By – Peter Nash

Manufactured By – JVC
Phonographic Copyright (p) – MCA Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – MCA Records, Inc.
Recorded At – Stage Sound Studio
Mixed At – Stage Sound Studio
Mastered At – Masterfonics