1987 The Winans – Decisions

Decisions was the fifth studio album by American gospel group The Winans, released in 1987 under Qwest Records. The album was written and produced by Marvin Winans, along with music producer Quincy Jones and Barry Hankerson. The album is a blend of contemporary gospel and R&B, also includes the Grammy winning single “Ain’t No Need to Worry” featuring singer Anita Baker and “Love Has No Color” featuring singer-songwriter Michael McDonald. The album peaked at #1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart.


1Ain’t No Need To Worry (Marvin Winans)5:45
2Millions (Marvin Winans)4:24
3Breaking Of Day (Marvin Winans)4:48
4What Can I Say (Marvin Winans)4:45
5Right, Left In A Wrong World (Marvin Winans, Carvin Winans)6:08
6Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me (Elton John, Bernie Taupin)4:42
7Love Has No Color (Marvin Winans, Percy Bady, Ronald Winans)4:13
8Give Me You (Marvin Winans)4:45
9How Can You Live Without Christ (Marvin Winans, Carvin Winans)4:22



BassAbe Laboriel
BassAndrew Gouche
BassDean Grant
BassLanar Brantley
DrumsBill Maxwell
Electric DrumsOllie E. Brown
Drums (programming)Laythan Carl Armor
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarHadley Hockensmith
KeyboardsHarlan Rogers
KeyboardsJohn Bokowski
KeyboardsLaythan Carl Armor
KeyboardsLoris Holland
KeyboardsMichael Rochelle
KeyboardsThomas Whitfield
KeyboardsWayne Linsey
SynthesizerMichael Rochelle
ProgrammingGreg Phillinganes
ProgrammingLaythan Carl Armor
HornJusto Almario
PercussionAlex Acuna
PercussionBarry Hankerson
PercussionMarvin Winans
PercussionOllie E. Brown
Background VocalsAngie Winans
Background VocalsBebe Winans
Background VocalsCeleste Mckinney
Background VocalsDebbie Winans
Background VocalsDebra Winans
Background VocalsDwayne Whitfield
Background VocalsEarl J White
Background VocalsFred Hammond
Background VocalsKevin Jackson
Background VocalsKevin Session
Background VocalsRegina Winans
Background VocalsVictor Adams

Liner Notes

Producer – Marvin Winans
Co-producer – Barry Hankerson, Carvin Winans, Ronald Winans
Producer (Executive) – Barry Hankerson, Benny Medina, Quincy Jones
Coordinator (Project) – Karen Jones
Engineer – Barney Perkins, Craig Burbidge, Peter Haden, Steve King, Win Kutz

Art Direction (& Collage) – Mary Ann Dibs
Photography By – Russell Comfort

Produced For – Selah Records
Recorded At – Selah Studios
Recorded At – Yamaha Studios
Recorded At – Sound City Studios
Recorded At – Avalanche
Recorded At – Avalanche Studios, Denver, CO
Recorded At – Weddington Studios
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Qwest Records
Copyright (c) – Qwest Records