First Christmas

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All Music Guide - Marvin Jolly
The Winans' remarkably soulful vocals electrify holiday classics like "Jingle Bells," "Joy to the World," "Silent Night" and "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing" on First Christmas, a seasonal collection ideal for fans of the contemporary gospel sound.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Marvin Jolly
The Winans' remarkably soulful vocals electrify holiday classics like "Jingle Bells," "Joy to the World," "Silent Night" and "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing" on First Christmas, a seasonal collection ideal for fans of the contemporary gospel sound.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/2/1993
  • Label: Capitol
  • UPC: 077778975724
  • Catalog Number: 89757
  • Sales rank: 5,575

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Jingle Bells - BeBe Winans (4:23)
  2. 2 Silver Bells - BeBe Winans (4:17)
  3. 3 Give Me a Star - BeBe Winans (5:00)
  4. 4 Joy to the World - BeBe Winans (4:49)
  5. 5 I Love You - BeBe Winans (4:36)
  6. 6 Silent Night - BeBe Winans & CeCe Winans (5:24)
  7. 7 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing - BeBe Winans (5:22)
  8. 8 White Christmas - BeBe Winans (4:59)
  9. 9 Ooh Child - BeBe Winans (5:13)
  10. 10 For Unto Us (A Child Is Born) - BeBe Winans (4:30)
  11. 11 All Because a Child Was Born - BeBe Winans (4:10)
  12. 12 The First Noel - BeBe Winans (6:02)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
BeBe & CeCe Winans Primary Artist
Margaret Bell Background Vocals
David Foster Synthesizer, Keyboards
Ronn Huff Conductor
Mom & Pop Winans Vocals
Demetrus Alexander Background Vocals
Dave Anderson Acoustic Guitar
James Blair Percussion, Drums
Cedric Caldwell Keyboards
Victor Caldwell Bass
Dana Davis Drums
Kim Fleming Background Vocals
Marc Harris Keyboards
Paul Jackson Jr. Guitar
The London Session Orchestra Strings
Ann McCrary Background Vocals
The Nashville String Machine Strings
Denotra Sharpe Background Vocals
Tony Smith Synthesizer
Angie Winans Background Vocals
Alexander Background Vocals
Jim Ferguson Bass, Acoustic Bass
CeCe Winans Background Vocals, Track Performer, Group Member
Alvin Love Voices
Gayle Mayes Background Vocals
Kelly O'Neal Saxophone
Paul Jackson Guitar
BeBe Winans Background Vocals, Track Performer, Group Member
Mom Winans Vocals
Pop Winans Vocals
The Katinas Background Vocals
Marvie Wright Background Vocals
David Hamilton Synthesizer
Demetrius Background Vocals
Ashley Love Voices
Desmond Morison Voices
Technical Credits
The Winans Arranger
Irving Berlin Composer
Jeremy Lubbock Arranger, String Arrangements
David Foster Arranger, Producer
Jimmy Wakely Arranger
Greg Nelson Producer
Ronn Huff Orchestration, String Arrangements
Franz Gruber Composer
Cedric Caldwell Arranger, Programming, Producer, Remixing
Victor Caldwell Arranger, Engineer, Remixing
Felipe Elgueta Engineer
Ray Evans Composer
Humberto Gatica Engineer
Marc Harris Arranger
Steve Harvey Producer
Jay Livingston Composer
Dave Reitzas Engineer
Al Schmitt Engineer
Isaac Watts Composer
BeBe & CeCe Winans Arranger
Al Schmidt Engineer
Lowell Mason Composer
BeBe Winans Arranger, Producer, Vocal Arrangements, Choir Arrangement
Karen Philpott Contributor
Matt Still Engineer
Mike McCarthy Engineer
Joseph Mohr Composer
William Sandys Composer
Benjamin Winans Arranger, Composer, Producer, Executive Producer
James Pierpont Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    "TIMELESS" Is all one can say about FIRST CHRISTMAS

    This CD is very uplifting! "GIVE ME A STAR" is my favorite selection on this CD. Filled with hope and joy. It is perfect for the Christmas season but is sure to bring a smile to anyone's heart at any time of the year!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    I Cannot Find Enough Copies of This Album for Gifts

    I love this album. It's traditional, contemporary, sweet, and absolutely my favorite Christmas album. Every year I buy as many copies as I can find to give as gifts, but I'm always looking for more. Now I don't even have a copy for myself. The classics are performed beautifully. The Wynans's interpretations are memorable, their harmony as sweet as they are. The ''new'' songs -- and a thoughtful cover of the 60's hit ''Ooh, Ooh, Child'' -- are strong enough to stand on their own, but work nicely with the standards. Buy this album. Buy several. Enjoy. Give.

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