Chris Christian

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Chris Christian is listed in the credits for the following albums:

Year Artist Album Role
1975 Dogwood After the Flood, Before the Fire Producer
1976 Chris Christian Chris Christian Producer, Songwriter, Arrangements, Electric Guitar, Keyboards, Accordion, Percussion, Bells, Vocals
1977 Dogwood Out in the Open Producer, Keyboards, Electric Guitar, Background Vocals
1977 David Meece I Just Call On You Producer, Engineer, Mixed, Electric Guitar, Drums, Background Vocals
1977 Imperials Sail On Producer, Arranger, Songwriter, Keyboards, Guitars, Banjo
1977 Nancy Honeytree Honeytree In Concert: Me and My Old Guitar Producer, Guitar, Banjo
1977 Fireworks Fireworks Producer, Guitars
1977 Amy Grant Amy Grant Producer
1978 The Boones First Class Producer, Songwriter, Guitars
1978 BJ Thomas Happy Man Songwriter
1978 Andrew Culverwell Take Another Look Producer
1978 Imperials Imperials - Live Producer, Songwriter
1978 Dan Peek All Things Are Possible Producer, Songwriter, Guitars, Banjo, Background Vocals
1979 Imperials Heed the Call Producer, Songwriter
1979 Fireworks Shatter the Darkness Producer
1979 Amy Grant My Father's Eyes Executive Producer
1980 The Boones Highlights Producer, Songwriter
1980 Chris Christian The Best of Chris Christian Songwriter
1980 Jamie Owens-Collins Straight Ahead Songwriter
1980 Amy Grant Never Alone Songwriter
1980 Fireworks Live Fireworks Executive Producer
1981 Nancy Honeytree Growing Up: Honeytree's Best Producer
1981 Chris Christian Just Sit Back Producer, Songwriter, Vocals
1981 Amy Grant In Concert Songwriter
1981 Amy Grant In Concert, Volume Two Songwriter
1982 White Heart White Heart Executive Producer, Mixed
1982 Steve Archer Solo Producer
1983 Steve Archer Through His Eyes Executive Producer, Songwriter, Keyboards, Percussion, Background Vocals
1983 Gaither Vocal Band Passin' The Faith Along Songwriter, Track Producer, Arrangements
1984 White Heart Vital Signs Executive Producer, Choir Vocals
1984 Dan Peek Doer Of the Word Producer, Songwriter, Guitars, Bass, Linn Drum Programming
1984 Chris Christian Let the Music Start Producer, Songwriter, Drum Programming, Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
1985 The Cause Do Something Now Choir
1985 White Heart Hotline Executive Producer
1985 Glen Allen Green A Living Fire Executive Producer
1985 David Martin Stronger than the Weight Executive Producer, Songwriter, Keyboards, Percussion, Background Vocals
1985 Steve Archer Action Executive Producer, Producer, Engineer, Arrangements, Mixed, Bass, Background Vocals
1985 Rick Riso Gotta Have the Real Thing Executive Producer
1986 White Heart Live at Six Flags Executive Producer, Engineer
1986 Amy Grant Collection Executive Producer, Songwriter
1987 Tami Gunden Written On My Heart Executive Producer, Keyboards
1987 White Heart Greatest Hits Executive Producer, Mixed, Choir Vocals
1987 Steve Archer Off the Page Executive Producer, Producer, Songwriter, Engineer, Mixed
1988 Sandi Patty Make His Praise Glorious Songwriter
1989 White Heart Collector's Disc (Whiteheart / Vital Signs) Executive Producer, Mixed, Choir Vocals
1990 Imperials Love's Still Changing Hearts Songwriter
1990 Eric Champion Eric Champion Executive Producer, Mixed, Keyboards
1991 Area Code One Big World Executive Producer
1991 Marilyn McCoo The Me Nobody Knows Producer, Mixed, Songwriter, Keyboard Overdubs, Programming
1991 Eric Champion Revolution Time Executive Producer, Songwriter
1992 Eric Champion Hot Christmas Executive Producer
1992 Eric Champion Save the World Executive Producer
1993 White Heart Quiet Storm: The Ballads Executive Producer, Mixed, Choir Vocals
1993 Mark Heard Reflections of a Former Life Executive Producer
1994 Marilyn McCoo White Christmas Producer, Mixed, Arranger
1994 White Heart Vital Signs Gold Series Executive Producer, Choir Vocals
1994 Russ Taff We Will Stand Producer
2000 White Heart Hits from the Heart Executive Producer, Mixed, Choir Vocals
2000 White Heart Millennium Archives Executive Producer
2000 Mark Heard Millennium Archives Executive Producer

Chris Christian

Feb 07, 1955

Chris Christian is a songwriter, a publishing company executive, a recording engineer, a record producer, and a record label executive, best known as the owner of Home Sweet Home Records. Throughout his career, Christian has been nominated for nine Grammy awards as a music producer, artist, and publisher. He went on to win four of those nominations. He has also been nominated for seven Gospel Music Dove Awards as a music producer, publisher and songwriter. He has won five of those nominations.

Christian began his career in music in the 1970s as a performer based in Nashville, Tennessee.

In 1976, Christian established Bug and Bear Music, a publishing company that was primarily set up for the Amy Grant song catalog. Other artists that have went on to use Bug and Bear include Brown Bannister, White Heart and Olivia Newton-John.

Christian started Home Sweet Home Records in 1981 in Nashville, Tennessee. The label went on to release 65 albums from artists including Dan Peek, White Heart, B.J. Thomas, and five albums for Mark Heard.

In 1992 Christian acquired The Studios at Las Colinas in Irving, Texas. The Studios have been used by film makers to make such films as JFK, RoboCop, Leap of Faith. The Studios have also been the home to many music videos and rehearsals by major recording artists such as Garth Brooks, Eric Clapton, Paul Simon, Genesis, ZZ Top, Phil Collins, and many more. Christian also started the LCS Music Group, Inc., which is now the holding company for music companies such as Bug and Bear Music and Home Sweet Home Records. Home Sweet Home is now based in Dallas, Texas.

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Chris Christian is a substantial name in the Christian Music industry. He helped launch the fledgling Christian music industry, signing artists like Amy Grant, Dogwood, and Whiteheart. He is also responsible for Home Sweet Home Records, one of the early industry leaders in contemporary Christian music. His impact in the industry goes on to songwriting, producing, and so much more. And he credits his entire career to his praying Grandmother.

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