MIKE FARRIS & THE MCCRARY SISTERS
Episode #104 - Original Broadcast Oct. 10, 2011
FARRIS’ songs are ancient, a marriage of traditional black Gospel, 70s Stax Soul and southern Blues. Farris’ undeniable voice, his skillful arrangements and, perhaps most of all, the joy and passion with which he delivers both, breathe new life into long-forgotten Spirituals and vintage-originals. "It's music with dirt on its feet and sweat on its back," says FARRIS. Here is one of the most powerful & emotional singers around, backed by the stirring vocals of the MCCRARY SISTERS—Ann, Regina, and Alfreda—daughters of Sam McCrary, a prominent member of the a cappella Gospel group THE FAIRFIELD FOUR.
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