1987 Debby Boone – Friends Of Life

Friends for Life is a 1987 album by Debby Boone. The album was a success, peaking at #4 on the Top Contemporary Christian charts.

Deborah Anne Boone (born September 22, 1956) is an American singer, author, and actress. She is best known for her 1977 hit, “You Light Up My Life”, which spent ten weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart[2] and led to her winning the Grammy Award for Best New Artist the following year.


1  Be Ye Glad (Michael Kelly Blanchard) 4:15
2  Make Me Ready (Michael Omartian; Stormie Omartian) 4:57
3  Unconditional Love (Randy Goodrum) 4:58
4  To Every Generation (Bill Batstone) 5:38
5  The Name Above All Names (Chuck Girard) 4:45
6  A Little Broken Bread (Bill Batstone) 4:33
7  Above All Else (Michael Omartian; Stormie Omartian) 4:31
8  Masihlanganeni (Let Us Stand Together) (Nic Paton; Victor Phume; Danny Bridges; Joe Arthur) 5:01
9  Friends For Life (Michael Omartian; Stormie Omartian) 3:24
10  Sincerely Yours (Gary Chapman) 3:05



Bass Joe Chemay
Bass Neil Stubenhaus
Bass Leland Sklar
Drums John M Keane
Guitar Dann Huff
Acoustic Guitar Dann Huff
Acoustic Guitar Bill Batstone
Piano Michael Omartian
Synthesizer Michael Omartian
Synthesizer Rhett Lawrence
Synthesizer Randy Goodrum
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa
Background Vocals Randy Goodrum
Background Vocals Bill Champlin
Background Vocals Billy Crockett
Background Vocals Chuck Girard
Background Vocals Dara Bernard
Background Vocals Debbie McNeil
Background Vocals Gene Miller
Background Vocals Laury Boone
Background Vocals Lisa Whelchel
Background Vocals Mary Gaines-Bernard
Background Vocals Scott Wojahn
Background Vocals Susan Stevens
Background Vocals Tamara Champlin

Other Musicians

8 Masihlanganeni (Let Us Stand Together)

VocalsBrenda Russell
VocalsBruce Sudano
VocalsJoe Esposito

Liner Notes

Producer – Dan Posthuma, Michael Omartian
Engineer – Dan Garcia, David Schober, John Guess, Michael C Ross, Terry Christian, Tom Perry
Mastered By – Doug Sax
Mixed By – Bill Schnee (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 5, 7)
Mixed By – Terry Christian (Tracks 2, 8)
Mixed By – John Guess (Tracks 6, 9)

Cover – Stan Evenson Design Inc
Photography By – Raul Vega

Phonographic Copyright (p) – The Benson Company, Inc.
Copyright (c) – The Benson Company, Inc.
Distributed By – The Benson Company, Inc.
Pressed By – DADC – DIDX-006523
Recorded At – Lighthouse Recorders
Recorded At – Rhema Studios
Recorded At – California Phase Studios
Mixed At – Studio 55, Los Angeles
Mixed At – Lighthouse Recorders
Mixed At – Hollywood Sound Recorders
Mastered At – The Mastering Lab