Credits and Acknowledgements 

JOY lifeStories vol.2

Produced, mixed & recorded by Laythan Armor
for Armor Production Company (APC)

I’m Healed - Michael S. Martin, April R. Warfield
RemainingDaysMusic BMI
Keyboards, synthesizers - Adrian Jones & Aaron Zepeda  vocals - MichaelStevenMartin

Meditation (Psalm 19&20) - Michael S. Martin
RemainingDaysMusic BMI
Keyboards - Javad Day
Guitar - Aleks Peck
Drums & Bass - Jamie Gamble
Background vocals - April R. Warfield

Joy - Michael S. Martin
RemainingDaysMusic BMI
All keyboards & programming- Laythan Armor
                   Guitar - Alec Peck                         vocals - MichaelStevenMartin                  Horns - Donald Hayes

I Need You - Michael S. Martin RemainingDaysMusic BMI
(I Need Thee Every Hour) Annie S. Hawks, Robert Lowry, 1872
Public Domain
All instruments - Laythan Armor

See Me - Sheven Morris, Michael S. Martin, Laythan Armor, Sheven Morris Music ASCAP, RemainingDaysMusic BMI, Leigharm Music ASCAP
All instruments & programming - Laythan Armor
Background vocals - April R. Warfield, Sheven Morris, Nava Morris,
Paris Montgomery

City Called Tomorrow - Michael S. Martin
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Horns - Donald Hayes .                         Keyboards & programming - Laythan Armor
Guitars - Jonathan Butler
Violin - Peter Lee Johnson



When You Smile - Michael S. Martin, Laythan Armor
RemainingDaysMusic BMI, Leigharm Music ASCAP
Vocals - MichaelStevenMartin

Glory To Your Name (Great God) - Michael S. Martin
RemainingDaysMusic BMI
Keyboards, Drums, Bass - Dominique Taplin
Guitar - Aaron Squirrel

It Took Longer - Michael S. Martin, Tim Curran,
RemainingDaysMusic BMI
Guitars - Jonathan Butler
Keyboards - Laythan Armor

This is Better - Michael S. Martin, Cameron Warfield
RemainingDaysMusic BMI                         Horns - Donald Hayes
Keyboards - Laythan Armor
Bass - Tim Bailey, Jr.
Guitars - Jonathan Butler, Dusk Bennett
Background vocals - Cameron Warfield, MichaelStevenMartin,
Laythan Armor

Jonathan Butler appears courtesy of Mack Avenue Records

Written by Michael S. Martin except where noted
RemainingDaysMusic publishing ℗ ©

Recorded @ Armor Production recording studio, North Hollywood, CA. Except: “Better”, vocals recorded at DB Studio Los Angeles, CA.
“It Took Longer”, vocals recorded at Tom Bajoras Studio, Los Angeles,
Mastered by Reuben Cohen for Lurssen Mastering, Hollywood, CA


Thank You!

I am so very grateful to the people who have helped make this project happen.

The joy of encouragement:
At just the right time…
…My mother called me and out of the blue; admonishing me to not stop doin’ the music
…my daughter and son-in-law had a backpack customized with my company logo (I know but it mattered to me so much)
…my precious wife over and over again affirmed her joyous patience with me
…dear people making mention of the effectiveness of my music in their lives
How good is God?…

The joy of creativity:
Laythan Armor is masterful at his craft!
He leads, prods, releases, trains, challenges, creates, interprets, elevates, mediates, collaborates and I am very blessed to know him as a producer
and as my close friend.
Thanks to the musicians and technicians who invested in vol. 2
Special thanks to Jonathan Butler for blessing This is Better, City Called Tomorrow and It Took Longer with your touch.                                                                                                            Donald Hayes arrangement and performance put us in another category.                                         Matt Marrin, thanks for your patience and expertise with remixes and mastering!

The joy of relationships:
Isn't everything about people always about relationships?
I am a husband, a brother, a son, an uncle, a nephew, a cousin, a father, a grandfather, a friend. It makes my life so very worthwhile.
Thank you my sisters Gwen Irby and Margy Emmons for sound feedback and nervy comments during this project. So helpful.
I am part of a brilliant team of pastors at my church, Oceanside Christian Fellowship. Pastoring with a group of men makes my life rich.
Pastoring people who desire to please God and love others makes my life sweet.

The joy of Jesus:
Those who follow Him must follow Him well
Those who don’t follow Him should pause and let us tell…
why following the King of Kings is the wisest thing any human being can do.

He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible,
whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. And he is before all things, and in him
all things hold together. Colossians 1.15-17


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