The Winans

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The Winans are an American Gospel music quartet from Detroit, Michigan consisting of brothers Marvin, Carvin, Michael and Ronald Winans.wikipedia
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Ronald Winans

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Brothers Ronald, Marvin, Carvin, and Michael Winans (the second, third, fourth and fifth siblings of the Winans family) grew up in Detroit, Michigan and were discovered by Andrae Crouch, who signed them to Light Records. Brothers Ronald, Marvin, and Carvin made two albums in 1974 (without Michael) and 1975 (with Michael) under the name "The Testimonial Singers", one album which they would re-record two songs for later albums (Fallow Ground and J.E.S.U.S) before getting their big break with their first record as "The Winans" with Introducing The Winans was produced in 1981.
Ronald "Ron" Winans (June 30, 1956 – June 17, 2005) was an American Gospel singer who gained fame as a member of The Winans.

This Is America, Charlie Brown

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They performed vocals in This is America, Charlie Brown's segment "The Building of the Transcontinental Railroad" in 1989.
This miniseries featured The Winans, Desirée Goyette, and Lou Rawls as the singing vocals (Goyette and Rawls had previously worked with Melendez on the Garfield TV specials).

Andraé Crouch

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Brothers Ronald, Marvin, Carvin, and Michael Winans (the second, third, fourth and fifth siblings of the Winans family) grew up in Detroit, Michigan and were discovered by Andrae Crouch, who signed them to Light Records.
With former Disciples drummer-turned-producer Bill Maxwell, Crouch co-produced projects for The Winans, Danniebelle Hall, and Kristle Murden.

Marvin Winans

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Brothers Ronald, Marvin, Carvin, and Michael Winans (the second, third, fourth and fifth siblings of the Winans family) grew up in Detroit, Michigan and were discovered by Andrae Crouch, who signed them to Light Records. Brothers Ronald, Marvin, and Carvin made two albums in 1974 (without Michael) and 1975 (with Michael) under the name "The Testimonial Singers", one album which they would re-record two songs for later albums (Fallow Ground and J.E.S.U.S) before getting their big break with their first record as "The Winans" with Introducing The Winans was produced in 1981.
He and several of his siblings and family members sang The Winans' hit "Tomorrow" at Whitney Houston's funeral.

Decisions (The Winans album)

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Decisions was the fifth studio album by American gospel group The Winans, released in 1987 under Qwest Records.

Christmas: Our Gifts to You

The group's last recording was in 1995, but they have subsequently been involved in various Winans family projects where they are credited as "The Winans" (e.g. November 2000's Christmas: Our Gifts To You).
Christmas...Our Gifts To You is a Christmas album by The Winans, released in 2000 and featuring many members of the Winans family.

Light Records

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Brothers Ronald, Marvin, Carvin, and Michael Winans (the second, third, fourth and fifth siblings of the Winans family) grew up in Detroit, Michigan and were discovered by Andrae Crouch, who signed them to Light Records.
Soon other gospel artists, including Kristle Murden, The Archers, The Winans, Walter Hawkins, Tramaine Hawkins, and Bob Bailey joined the roster.

Michael McDonald (musician)

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During his career, McDonald has collaborated with a number of other artists, including James Ingram, David Cassidy, Van Halen, Patti LaBelle, Lee Ritenour, the Winans, Aretha Franklin, Toto, Grizzly Bear, Joni Mitchell, and Thundercat.

Anita Baker

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In 1987, Baker collaborated with The Winans on their song, "Ain't No Need to Worry", which gave Baker a third Grammy, this time in the Best Soul Gospel Performance by a Duo or Group, Choir or Chorus category.

Teddy Riley

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In 1989, Riley produced Big Daddy Kane's "I Get The Job Done", as well as other work for The Jacksons, The Winans and James Ingram.

BeBe & CeCe Winans

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While BeBe and CeCe were in high school, four of their elder brothers formed the successful gospel group The Winans.

Vickie Winans

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In June 1978, she married Marvin Winans of the gospel group The Winans.

BeBe Winans

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Another single was BeBe's remake of the Stevie Wonder classic "Jesus Children of America" featuring his older brother Marvin (The Winans, Winans family) and Stevie Wonder himself.

Fred Hammond

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Hammond first gained recognition while playing bass guitar for the gospel group The Winans.

Winans family

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Brothers Ronald, Marvin, Carvin, and Michael Winans (the second, third, fourth and fifth siblings of the Winans family) grew up in Detroit, Michigan and were discovered by Andrae Crouch, who signed them to Light Records. The Winans are an American Gospel music quartet from Detroit, Michigan consisting of brothers Marvin, Carvin, Michael and Ronald Winans.
Brothers Ronald, Marvin, Carvin, and Michael Winans (the second, third, fourth and fifth siblings) are known professionally as The Winans.

Qwest Records

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The gospel group the Winans signed with the label in 1985.

United States

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The Winans are an American Gospel music quartet from Detroit, Michigan consisting of brothers Marvin, Carvin, Michael and Ronald Winans.

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The Winans are an American Gospel music quartet from Detroit, Michigan consisting of brothers Marvin, Carvin, Michael and Ronald Winans.

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Brothers Ronald, Marvin, Carvin, and Michael Winans (the second, third, fourth and fifth siblings of the Winans family) grew up in Detroit, Michigan and were discovered by Andrae Crouch, who signed them to Light Records.

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Brothers Ronald, Marvin, and Carvin made two albums in 1974 (without Michael) and 1975 (with Michael) under the name "The Testimonial Singers", one album which they would re-record two songs for later albums (Fallow Ground and J.E.S.U.S) before getting their big break with their first record as "The Winans" with Introducing The Winans was produced in 1981.

Crossover music

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Their style was noted for its crossover efforts and received airplay on R&B radio.

Airplay

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Their style was noted for its crossover efforts and received airplay on R&B radio.

Rhythm and blues

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Their style was noted for its crossover efforts and received airplay on R&B radio.