Celebrate This Heartbeat

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Celebrate This Heartbeat
Studio album by Randy Stonehill
Released 1984
Recorded Fingerprint Recorders
Label Myrrh
Producer Barry Miller Kaye
Randy Stonehill chronology
Celebrate This Heartbeat
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Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

Celebrate This Heartbeat is an album by Randy Stonehill, released in 1984, on Myrrh Records.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Randy Stonehill except where otherwise noted.

Side one[edit]

  1. "Overture: Celebrate This Heartbeat" (Randy Stonehill, Tom Howard) – 3:25
  2. "Still, Small Voice" – 4:04
  3. "Celebrate This Heartbeat" – 4:08
  4. "Modern Myth" – 3:51
  5. "Who Will Save the Children" – 5:27

Side two[edit]

  1. "When I Look to the Mountains" – 3:41
  2. "Allison" – 3:18
  3. "Watcha Gonna Do About That" – 3:19
  4. "Stop the World" – 4:34
  5. "I'll Remember You" – 4:26

This album has not been released on CD.


  • Randy Stonehill: acoustic guitars, "Ventures" guitar on "Stop the World", lead and backing vocals
  • Tom Howard: acoustic piano, electric grand piano, synthesizers, tympani
  • John Mehler: drums on all songs except "Stop the World"
  • Tim Chandler: bass guitar on all songs except "Watcha Gonna Do About That" and "Stop the World"
  • Danny Jacob: electric guitars
  • Mark Heard: electric 12-string guitar, slide guitar solos on "Allison" and "Watcha Gonna Do About That", bass guitar on "Watcha Gonna Do About That" and "Stop the World", harmonica on "Celebrate This Heartbeat"
  • Rick Geragi: congas, bongos, percussion, DMX programming on "Stop The World"
  • Jay "Shotgun" Leslie: tenor and baritone saxophones, flute
  • John Clarke: flute and English horn
  • Barbara Northcutt: oboe
  • Darrel Gardner: French horn
  • Michael Amorosi: harp
  • Phil Keaggy: second lead vocal on "Who Will Save the Children"
  • Additional background vocals: Tom Howard & Dori Howard on "Still Small Voice" and "Who Will Save the Children"; David Edwards, Tonio K. on "Modern Myth"; Rachel Anderson, Amy Eason, Audrey Floyd, and Moses Toth: children's voices on "Who Will Save the Children"

Production notes[edit]

  • Produced by Barry Miller Kaye
  • Recorded and mixed at Fingerprint Recorders
  • Cross-Fades and editing at Wildor Brothers Recording Studios
  • Mastered by Steve Hall at Future Disc Systems, Inc.
  • Art Director: Tim Aldersen
  • Photography: Aaron Rapoport
  • Engineered by Mark Heard at Fingerprint Recorders
  • Orchestrated, arranged, and conducted by Tom Howard
  • Rhythm section and vocal arrangements by Barry and Randy
  • Second Engineer: Dan Reed