1. Richard Smallwood with Vision - Rejoice
2. Hezekiah Walker - Born To Die
3. John P. Kee & The New Life Community Choir - Let Us Adore Hi
4. Virtue - Can You Hear The Angels?
5. Fred Hammond - Go Tell It On The Mountain
6. Donnie McClurkin - Hark The Herald Angels
7. Yolanda Adams - O Little Town of Bethlehem
8. Helen Baylor - Mary, Did You Know?
9. Daryl Coley - Emmanuel
10. Joe Pace & The Colorado Mass Choir - The Real Meaning of Christmas
2004 marked the tenth anniversary of Verity Records. You celebrated with the world’s number one Gospel label as a decade of musical contributions was observed with the release of Verity Records: The First Decade. Now let Verity’s unparalleled roster of artists bless you with a collection of beloved Christmas songs with Verity First Decade: Christmas.
With a mix of both Christmas standards and contemporary compositions, there is something on this disc for every Gospel lover. Living legends Helen Baylor and Daryl Coley respectively offer up the modern classic “Mary, Did You Know?” and the inspirational “Emmanuel.” Choir lovers will revel in maestro Richard Smallwood and the award-winning Vision in “Rejoice,” the unparalleled John P. Kee leading the New Life Community Choir in “Let Us Adore Him,” and Joe Pace and his unrivaled Colorado Mass Choir with “The Real Meaning of Christmas.” Hitmaker Hezekiah Walker delivers “Born To Die,” chart-topper Fred Hammond puts his stamp on “Go Tell It On The Mountain,” and Grammy award-winner Donnie McClurkin lends his voice to “Hark The Herald Angels Sing.” Not to be outdone, the one and only Yolanda Adams presents “O Little Town of Bethlehem,” and the ladies of Virtue harmonize on “Can You Hear The Angels?”
Culled from Verity’s most successful holiday releases, including the 1997 Christmas Memories, and the 2003 A Gospel Greats Christmas, this new collection is the most definitive and complete compilation of Verity’s finest holiday moments.