This page includes the keys (who’s who) for the color insert pages in A Grandmother’s Prayer.

Color Insert One: Early Days

From top left:

  1. Chris is Junior High with cousin Dean Fry
  2. Chris playing at Shakey’s Pizza in Nashville
  3. Chris and Brown Bannister rehearsing at Fair Park in Dallas before a show
  4. Chris recording at Jerry Reed’s studio in Nashville
  5. Chris playing banjo at Opryland in the Dixieland band
  6. Letter from Monkey to Chris after hearing about Elvis

Color Insert Two: Amy Grant

From top left:

  1. Amy Grant songbook of Bug & Bear Music songs she had written
  2. Brown Bannister, Amy Grant, and Chris at Brown’s induction into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame
  3. Chris presenting Amy an award for all the albums at that time
  4. The Amy gang: Dan Harrell, Chris, Amy Grant, Don Finto, Michael W Smith, Mike Blanton, Brown Bannister
  5. Invitation to attend the Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony for Amy Grants star

Color Insert Three: Gold Mine

From top left:

  1. Brown Bannister and Chris in the Gold Mine behind the MCI 528 console
  2. Brown and Chris and group building the Gold Mine Studio
  3. The MCI 24trk machine Amy, BJ Thomas, Imperials, and many others recorded on
  4. Chris, Brown Bannister, Pat Boone
  5. Larrie Londin ducking leaving the drum booth at the Gold Mine
  6. Brown and Bill Gaither in the Gold Mine, Chris was on drums
  7. Chris and Debby Boone
  8. BJ Thomas, Shanon, and Chris
  9. Chris, Graham Gobel, and Beeb Birtles (Little River Band)

Color Insert Four: The Charts

Billboard Charts: Back in My Life Again (Carpenters), I Want You I Need You (Chris), Ain’t Nothin Like the Real Thing (Amy Holland-Chris Christian), Don’t Worry Baby (BJ Thomas)

Color Insert Five: Las Vegas and Nashville

From the top:

  1. Wayne Newton looking at Chris during a show at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas
  2. Promised Land album by Elvis
  3. Chris by the same microphone Elvis used at Sun Studio
  4. Pat Boone’s front cover of the Rolling Stone magazine
  5. Brown and Chris is the folk show at Opryland
  6. Chris sitting on the beach in Clearwater Florida writing “Sail On”

Color Insert Six: Los Angeles

From top left:

  1. Robert Kardashian and Chris signing the management agreement in Beverly Hills
  2. Chris and Kris Kardashian Jenner in Dallas
  3. Chris and Olivia Newton-John after one of her shows
  4. Chris, Kim Kardashian West, Kourtney Kardashian
  5. Pat Boone, Courtney, Chris, Casey, Don Williams after a game of tennis in Dallas
  6. Natalie Cole signed picture after recording Natalie in Los Angeles
  7. Chris and Mike Curb
  8. Frank Gifford, Kathie Lee Gifford, Shanon, Chris at the Grammys

Color Insert Seven: Music Artist

From top left:

  1. Chris on the front cover of Gospel Trade magazine
  2. Cotton, Lloyd, and Christian on American Bandstand
  3. Christopher Cross and Chris Christian at a 4th of July performance in Washington DC
  4. Chris on stage in Washington DC in front of one million people
  5. Beach Boy’s Carl Wilson with Chris Christian at a 4th of July performance in Washington DC
  6. Marquee of Chris performing with Whiteheart
  7. Chris’ Pop album cover
  8. 15 Best of 15 years album cover

Color Insert Eight: Dallas, Radio Shack Days
  1. Eric Clapton and Chris during Eric’s rehearsals at The Studios at Las Colinas in Irving, Texas
  2. Stephen Jones (Dallas Cowboys), Chris, Mike Rawlings (Dallas Mayor) in Costa Rico
  3. Chris, Pointer Sisters, Patti Austin, Nathan East
  4. Chris, Natalie Cole, Al Jarreau, Nathan East
  5. Charlie Stone, Chris, Greg McDonald
  6. Joel Katz, BJ Thomas, Hugh (Baby) Rogers, Chris in Atlanta
  7. Texas Music Reunion (All the well-known stars from Texas): Steven Stills, BJ Thomas, Trini Lopez, Larry Gatlin, Roger Staubach, Michelle Pilar, Lee Horsley, Arsenio Hall, Charlie Pride, Rick Dees (Disco Duck), Chris

Color Insert Nine: The Studios at Las Colinas

From top left:

  1. The Studios at Las Colinas Complex in Irving, Texas
  2. Gerbert
  3. Grammy certificate for producing “Me Nobody Knows” with Marilyn McCoo
  4. Picture of Chris at the Studios at Las Colinas
  5. The original 1932 Frankenstein Laboratory
  6. The soundtrack for “Dakota” starring Lou Diamond Phillips
  7. Dan Truitt (Rolf in the Sound of Music) and Chris with the Sound of Music school uniforms
  8. Julie Andrews and Chris

Color Insert Ten: Dallas Cowboys

From  top left:

  1. Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders and Chris in the recording studio
  2. Tom Landry and Chris in the recording studio
  3. Roger Staubach and Chris in the recording studio
  4. Tom Landry and Chris talking a promo picture
  5. Troy Aikman, Roger Staubach, Chris, Tom Landry, Jimmy Johnson
  6. Dallas Cowboys Christmas and Legends covers
Color Insert Eleven: Icons

From top left:

  1. Bob Buford (author of the book Halftime)
  2. Natalie Cole and Al Jarreau
  3. The Imperials and Chris
  4. Ali and Chris at the Studios at Las Colinas
  5. Norman Green, Frank Gifford, Chris, Doug Thompson, and wives
  6. Chris and Nipper
  7. BJ Thomas, Roy Acuff, Chris at Opryland
  8. Bob Gaudio (Four Seasons-Jersey Boys) and Chris at Bob’s home in Nashville

Color Insert Twelve: Basketball

From Top Left:

  1. Savannah basketball montage
  2. Savannah working at the London 2012 Olympics for USA Basketball
  3. Savannah and ACU Wildcats Championship basketball team
  4. Nov. 2nd Press conference announcing the WNBA Tulsa Shock was moving to Dallas to become the WNBA Dallas Wings with Bill Cameron and Chris
  5. Dallas Wings 2018 basketball team, coaches, and Bill Cameron, Greg Bibb, and Chris
  6. Kirk Franklin and Chris at a Dallas Wings basketball game
  7. Nathan East, Floyd Mayweather, Chris at a Dallas Wings basketball game in Los Angeles