The Locket

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All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
Unlike the majority of Christmas albums, which tackle the usual collection of standards, the Crabb Family's first Christmas collection, The Locket, is entirely new material. The tracks, all written by family patriarch Gerald Crabb, include a couple of exercises in old-fashioned maudlin country death songs, the most blatantly manipulative being the self-explanatory "Your First Christmas in Heaven" and the truly dreadful "All I Want for Christmas," which commits the instant-tackiness mistake of including an untrained child's vocals. Overall, however, The Locket is primarily upbeat songs celebrating the reason for the season, set to country-oriented gospel arrangements. The ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
Unlike the majority of Christmas albums, which tackle the usual collection of standards, the Crabb Family's first Christmas collection, The Locket, is entirely new material. The tracks, all written by family patriarch Gerald Crabb, include a couple of exercises in old-fashioned maudlin country death songs, the most blatantly manipulative being the self-explanatory "Your First Christmas in Heaven" and the truly dreadful "All I Want for Christmas," which commits the instant-tackiness mistake of including an untrained child's vocals. Overall, however, The Locket is primarily upbeat songs celebrating the reason for the season, set to country-oriented gospel arrangements. The light, jaunty "It's Christmas Once Again" is the standout, but fans of the Nashville-oriented branch of CCM will find most of the album to their liking, at least for the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/26/2005
  • Label: Eagle Records
  • UPC: 826992004822
  • Catalog Number: 20048
  • Sales rank: 375,990

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Crabb Family Primary Artist
Bobby All Acoustic Guitar
Kelly Back Guitar
Steve Brewster Percussion, Drums
Dirk Johnson Piano
Wanda Vick Fiddle, Mandolin
Tommy White Dobro
Ben Isaacs Vocals
Jason Webb Piano
Mike Bowling Vocals
Jason Crabb Vocals
Gerald Crabb Vocals
Kelly Bowling Vocals
Aaron Crabb Vocals
Adam Crabb Harmonica, Vocals
Technical Credits
Bobby All Session Leader
Tex Logan Composer
Benny Quinn Mastering
Steve Chandler Engineer
Ben Isaacs Vocal Producer
Catherine Hollo Graphic Design
Mike Bowling Vocal Producer
Jason Crabb Producer
Gerald Crabb Composer, Executive Producer
Aaron Crabb Producer
Adam Crabb Producer
Kathy Crabb Composer, Executive Producer
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