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“Gospel’s Go-To Backup Singers” Release ‘McCrary Sisters: Live’ Today (8.11)

The McCrary Sisters’ – Alfreda, Beverly Ann, Deborah, and Regina – ‘McCrary Sisters: Live,’ recorded at Nashville’s own 3rd & Lindsley, is out today (8.11) via McC Records, and NPR Morning Edition has an in-depth interview with the ladies for more: hyperurl.co/wa0gvk

The 11-track album was produced by GRAMMY-winning songwriter and producer Tommy Sims (Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt, Amy Grant) and features an array of McCrary family members, including the ladies’ daughters (Tammy Crawford, Latoya McCrary, Efia Rucker, Jessica Rucker), brother (Allen McCrary), and son-in-law (Steve Crawford).

Guest musicians — Colin Linden (Bob Dylan, Keb’ Mo’), Devin McKendree (Delbert McClinton, Little Richard), Bob Britt (Bob Dylan, Lynyrd Skynyrd), Danny Flowers (Vince Gill, Willie Nelson) and Sims — lend their talents backing the quartet on their fourth album as a group. However, they are no stranger to the studio.

‘McCrary Sisters: Live’ Tracklist:
1. David (Regina McCrary / DeMarco Johnson)
2. He Cares (Alfreda McCrary Lee)
3. Help Me (Beverly Ann McCrary / Tommy Sims)
4. Hum and Moan (Regina McCrary / Colin Linden)
5. Other Side Of The Blues (Regina McCrary / Kevin McKendree)
6. If You Believe (Alfreda McCrary Lee)
7. Stones (Regina McCrary / Tommy Sims)
8. Let It Go (Deborah Person/Kevin McKendree)
9. Train (Beverly Ann McCrary / Tommy Sims / Calvin Smith)
10. Bible Study (Regina McCrary / Kevin McKendree)
11. I’ll You There (Alvertis Isbell)

McCrary Sisters on tour: 
Sat., Aug. 12 / Edmonton Folk Festival / Edmonton, Canada
Fri., Aug. 19 / Bear Creek Folk Festival / Grande Prairie, Canada
Fri., Sept. 8 / Ascend Amphitheater / Nashville, TN
Thurs., Sept. 14 / AmericanaFest / Nashville, TN
Sun., Sept. 17 / AmericanaFest Gospel Brunch at City Winery / Nashville, TN
Fri., Oct. 6 / King Biscuit Festival / Helena, AR
Sat., Oct. 14 / Wildwood Springs Lodge / Steelville, MO
Sun., Oct. 15 / Ryman Auditorium / Nashville, TN
Mon., Oct. 16 / Bobby Jones Explosion / Nashville, TN
Sat., Oct. 28 / Shoals Theatre / Florence, AL
Thus., Nov. 2 / Mission Temple / Fish Creak, WI
Fri., Nov. 3 / Door Community Auditorium / Fish Creek, WI
Sun., Nov. 5 / Mountain Stage / Charleston, WV
Fri., Dec. 8 / A Very McCrary Christmas at Lipscomb University / Nashville, TN

McCrary Sisters on the web:
Website: www.mccrarysisters.com
Facebook: facebook.com/mccrarysisters
Twitter: twitter.com/mccrarysisters

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