Bebe & Cece Winans – Bebe & Cece Winans – 1987

In 1987 Bebe & Cece left the PTL Club singers to strike out on their own. This is their first album after striking a deal with Sparrow Records. The album was hugely successful with the first single, “I.O.U. Me” topping R&B and inspirational charts. It generated a Grammy nominations as well as making it to #1 on the CCM charts. CeCe also earned a Grammy for “Best Soul Gospel Performance, Female” for the track “For Always.” They also won the 1988 Dove award for New Artist Of The Year. That’s a pretty successful album. It was also the first heavily played R&B album on many CCM radio stations and it also received heavy airplay on secular R&B radio stations.

1 – I. O. U. Me – 4:42
2 – I Don’t Know Why – 3:58
3 – For Always – 4:02
4 – No Hiding Place – 3:17
5 – Still In Love With You – 4:02
6 – Call Me – 5:18
7 – Love Said Not So – 4:30
8 – Change Your Nature – 4:56
9 – In Return – 3:47
10 – He’s Coming Soon – 4:21

Arranged By [Backing Vocals] – BeBe Winans, CeCe Winans, Keith Thomas, Marvin Winans
Arranged By [Strings] – Keith Thomas
Backing Vocals [Additional] – Angie, Bebe & Cece Winans, Constance Jackson, Debra, Debra, Kevin Jackson, Michael, Regina, Ronald, Vicki
Bass – Jimmie Lee Sloas
Drums, Drum Programming – Mark Hammond
Engineer [Assistant] – Bill Heath, Billy Whitington*, Michael Koreba
Guitar – Tom Hemby
Keyboards – Keith Thomas
Mastered By – Steve Hall
Producer – Keith Thomas
Producer [Associate] – Brett Perry
Recorded By, Mixed By – Jeff Balding
Saxophone – Mark Douthit

Companies, etc.
Recorded At – Bullet Recording
Recorded At – Gold Mine Studio East
Recorded At – Hummingbird Studio, Nashville, TN
Recorded At – The Winans Studio
Recorded At – OmniSound Studios
Mastered At – Future Disc
Manufactured By – Capitol Records, Inc.
Phonographic Copyright ℗ – Capitol Records, Inc.
Copyright © – Capitol Records, Inc.
Pressed By – Allied Record Company

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Author: Ray Mansfield

One of the founding cowboys of Real 80s CCM. Been listening to this stuff since 1978.

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