NASHVILLE, Tenn. (November 19, 2021) — Today, country music legend Randy Travis is jumpstarting the holiday season by releasing a deluxe edition of his classic Christmas album, An Old Time Christmas. The album was originally released in 1989, and the new deluxe version includes those classic songs as well as three new, never-before-heard songs from the vault. Many tracks from An Old Time Christmas have become yearly, festive favorites. An Old Time Christmas (Deluxe Edition) is available to purchase and stream here!
“The Christmas season is my favorite time of the year. Cool-weather, warm fellowship, cheerful music and the birthday celebration of our Savior, Jesus Christ. Given the opportunity to share this album, once again, with the world is truly a gift to me. My prayer is that you each take the time to sit and listen as you visit and count your blessings with those you love, this beautiful time of the year,” said Randy Travis.
Originally released in 1989 and certified Gold by the RIAA, this is the first Christmas record the country music icon ever released. In addition to the previously unheard song Travis released last week, “There’s a New Kid In Town,” the album contains two other songs from the vault. “Little Toy Trains” and “White Christmas” are sure to become your newest favorites during the holidays. With the best time of year just around the corner, this album release comes at the perfect time to listen to Travis’ warm, inviting voice as you trim the tree and hang the lights.
An Old Time Christmas (Deluxe Edition) Track Listing:
1. Old Time Christmas (2021 Remaster)
2. Winter Wonderland (2021 Remaster)
3. Meet Me Under the Mistletoe (2021 Remaster)
4. White Christmas Makes Me Blue (2021 Remaster)
5. Santa Claus is Coming to Town (2021 Remaster)
6. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (2021 Remaster)
7. Pretty Paper (2021 Remaster)
8. Oh, What a Silent Night (2021 Remaster)
9. How Do I Wrap My Heart Up for Christmas (2021 Remaster)
10. The Christmas Song (2021 Remaster)
11. Little Toy Trains (From The Vault)
12. There’s a New Kid In Town (From The Vault)
13. White Christmas (From The Vault)
About Randy Travis
With lifetime sales in excess of 25 million, Randy Travis is one of the biggest multi-genre record sellers of all time and a recent inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame class of 2016. His honors include seven Grammy Awards, 11 Academy of Country Music statuettes, 10 American Music Awards, two People’s Choice awards, seven Music City News awards, eight Dove Awards from the Gospel Music Association and five Country Music Association honors. In addition, three of his performances earned CMA Song of the Year honors: “On the Other Hand” (1986), “Forever and Ever Amen” (1987) and “Three Wooden Crosses” (2002). To date, he has 23 No. 1 singles, 31 Top-10 smashes and more than 40 appearances in feature films and television shows to his credit. Four of his albums are Gold Records. Four are Platinum. One has gone Double Platinum. One is Triple Platinum and another is Quintuple Platinum. In 2004, Randy was honored with his own star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame and is honored on the Music City Walk of Fame in Nashville, TN. He has been a member of the cast of the Grand Ole Opry since 1986. In 2017, Randy was honored with a wax figure at Madame Tussauds™ Nashville. Since his near fatal stroke in 2013, with the help of his wife Mary and rigorous physical therapy, Randy continues to make improvements in his speaking, walking, and yes, singing. With the help of author Ken Abraham, he released his critically-acclaimed memoir in 2019, Forever and Ever, Amen. In 2021 Randy released the remastering of his historic debut album Storms Of Life (35th Anniversary Deluxe Edition). For more information please visit RandyTravis.com.