This is Cactus Jack's debut album, released in 2011. After listening to the first 60 seconds, Deseret Book picked it up on Dec 3rd of that year.  Two weeks later it was the number one selling album internationally.

This Christmas album is a delightful collection of both traditional and original Christmas songs arranged and written by Paul “Cactus Jack” LaMarr. He has written a Christmas story told in music and lyric that portrays to him, the blessed meaning of the Nativity called A Time of Forgiving. He is accompanied by his 145 Voice Choir, the CactHarmonic Orchestra, oboist Daron Bradford and vocalist Rebecca Cutler.


  • Tracks:
  • It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
  • Carol of the Drum
  • Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
  • First Night
  • Away in a Manger (Instrumental)
  • A Time of Forgiving
  • Carol of the Cactus
  • Away in a Manger (a Capella)
  • Silent Night
  • Carol of the Drum (Instrumental)
  • Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Instrumental)

That First Night