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Deniece Williams - From The Beginning download album
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Executive-Producer – Deniece Williams. From The Beginning ‎(LP, Comp). From The Beginning ‎(Cass, Album).

Deniece Williams grew up singing in a Pentecostal church, which was strict on the congregation listening only to gospel music. During the late '60s, she was a candy striper in a Chicago hospital. Outside of wanting a 1959 Thunderbird, she had no serious ambitions. With her label, Columbia, uninterested, Williams released the gospel album From the Beginning on Sparrow Records. The album featured the Grammy Award-winning single "They Sa. The same year she also won a Grammy for "I Surrender" and another for "I Believe in You" in 1987. Album: This Is Niecy (1976).

Deniece Williams (born June Deniece Chandler; June 3, 1951) is an American singer, songwriter and producer. Williams has been described as "one of the great soul voices" by the BBC. Williams has won four Grammys with twelve nominations altogether. Born in Gary, Indiana, Williams attended Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland, in the hopes of becoming a registered nurse and an anesthetist, but dropped out after a year and a half.

Free" is a 1976 song by Deniece Williams which was included on her album This Is Niecy. The song was written by Williams, Hank Redd, Nathan Watts and Susaye Greene and produced by Maurice White and Charles Stepney. Free" was Williams' breakthrough single as it got to No. 2 on the US Billboard R&B and No. 25 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts The single also rose to No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart almost 2 years later, for 2 weeks, in May 1977.

Album · 2018 · 34 Songs. Too Much, Too Little, Too Late (with Deniece Williams). 7. Waiting By the Hotline.

Appearing just months before their Immediate debut - entitled The Small Faces, just like their first album for Decca - From the Beginning includes early version of "My Way of Giving" and "(Tell Me) Have You Ever Seen Me," and it reprises songs that were on the 1966 Decca LP ("Sha La La La Lee," "What'cha Gonna Do.

Deniece Williams first began singing at her church, performing as part of their gospel choir. Upon adulthood, Willaims worked several low paying jobs, finding little energy to try her hand at music, which soon changed after being introduced to Stevie Wonder by her cousin. Six months later, Williams flew to Detroit, US for an audition, becoming the successful candidate through her rendition of "Teach Me Tonight. Hits continued throughout the early '80s, moving to a gospel sound in 1987 with "From the Beginning. The album was critically acclaimed, earning Williams a Grammy Award for the single, "They Say," also winning at the prestigious awards ceremony for two further singles, "I Surender" and "I Believe In Yo.

Deniece Williams (born June Deniece Chandler; June 3, 1950) is an American singer, songwriter and producer Deniece Williams. June Deniece Chandler. Her 1976 debut album entitled This Is Niecy was released. The single "Free" reached No. 2 on the Black Singles chart, No. 25 on the Billboard Hot 100, and No. 1 on the British Singles chart. The album also featured "Cause You Love Me Baby" (which charted separately on the R&B chart as the flip side of "Free") and "That's What Friends Are For".


1 I Am Sure
2 I Believe In You
3 My Prayer
4 Watching Over
5 All I Need
6 God Is Amazing
7 We Are Here To Change The World
8 I Believe In Miracles
9 Whiter Than Snow
10 Hold Me Tight
11 My Prayer (Interlude)
12 Video

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  • Distributed By – Word (UK) Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – The Sparrow Corporation
  • Copyright (c) – The Sparrow Corporation
  • Mastered At – Future Disc


  • Art Direction – Barbara Hearn
  • Design – Brenda Whitehill
  • Executive-Producer – Deniece Williams
  • Mastered By – Tom Baker
  • Photography By – David Roth


Printed and made in England

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  • Barcode: 5 014182 512560

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SPC 1256 Deniece Williams From The Beginning ‎(Cass, Album) Sparrow Records SPC 1256 US 1990
SPD 1256 Deniece Williams From The Beginning ‎(CD, Comp) Sparrow Records SPD 1256 Canada 1990
SPR 1256 Deniece Williams From The Beginning ‎(LP, Comp) Sparrow Records SPR 1256 UK & Europe 1990