Billboard.com is excited to bring you an exclusive premiere from one of gospel music and Nashville's top acts: The McCrary Sisters. Having performed with artists ranging from Elvis Presley to Martina McBride, the McCrary Sisters release a new disc, Let's Go, on Tuesday.
The disc was produced by Nashville stalwart Buddy Miller, and sister Regina says working with him was a dream coming true. "When Buddy Miller agreed to produce the CD for the McCrary Sisters, we were overwhelmed with joy. Buddy is family to us. The first thing that Buddy did was give us 50 songs and asked us to pick 20, then from those, we narrowed it down to the 10 on the CD."
She says Miller didn't try to change one thing about their style or their substance. "The greatest blessing is that we get to sing about who and what we believe in -- our God. And we get to give honor to our father, the late Rev. Samuel H. McCrary, who was the glue that kept the Fairfield Four together until he passed away."
Alfreda McCrary agrees with her sister, saying, "It is an honor to be able to sing the music that we were raised on -- the old landmark music -- with my sisters. This music is giving honor and thanks to some that made the way for us."
Something that delights each of the McCrary sisters is how their music is being received by younger generations. "They are singing our music from this new CD. I overheard my grandchildren singing songs on this CD -- and they know the difference in today's music, and they absolutely love this vibe we've created."
Enjoy this exclusive premiere from Billboard.com, which is dedicated to a man who was one of Nashville and gospel music's biggest fans: late Billboard charts manager Wade Jessen.