||This Christmas CD (1998) |
Melanie Brown CD discography Pendergrass' smoldering vocals make This Christmas I'd Rather Have Love one of the most romantic seasonal records on the market, highlighted by renditions of "Joy to the World," "The Little Drummer Boy," "We Three Kings," and eight others. ~ Marvin Jolly
Recorded at Bridge Sound Studios, Conshohocken, Pennsylvania; RTG Studios, Cinncinatti, Ohio; Studio Alegre, Hollywood, California.
Engineers include: Carl Angstadt, Michael Malack, Jim Salamone.
Personnel: Diedre Childs, Tristan Smith, Melanie Brown, Avalon Bobb, Spring Gas, Don Christian Jones, Nicholas Jones, Alex Calloway, Melda Grant, Michelle Kornegay, Nick Tallaferro, Patricia Wilkie, Samantha Knox, Gabriel Hardeman, Jonathan Knox, Brian Cohen, Harry Wescott, Cameron Calloway, Lacy Calloway, Latasha Smith, Dexter Moore, Deborah Washington, Kevin Max Smith , Kevin Smith , Chad Gilbert , Donna Washington (vocals); Jayci, Martini, Ehil (rap vocals); Gene Robinson, Tom Ciaccobetti, Basil Fung, Jef Lee Johnson, Randy Bowland (guitar); Reggie Calloway (trumpet, keyboards, background vocals); Dain Noel Kirkpatrick, Mike Echart (keyboards, programming); Joshua Yudkin (keyboards, background vocals); Derek Nakamoto, Anthony "Smity" Smith, James Poyser (keyboards); Phillip Polsinelli (bass synthesizer); Cecil Thomas, Walt Coleman (bass guitar); Orinaga Khamisi, Jim Miller, Samuel Burbanks III, Kasi Crawford, Barischeila Scott-Dunkens, Taibah Ulhuru, Jim Salamone (drums); Ted Grenberg (percussion); Angelo Ray (drum programming); Henry Bennifield, Ramona Dunlap, Camile Smith, Phil Brown , ...