The McCrarys

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McCrary (also known as The McCrarys) emerged in 1972. Howard McCrary, the song-writer, was joined by two sisters (Linda and Charity) and two brothers (Sam and Alfred) in the group. They started off as a gospel outfit, with the album "Sunshine Day" and then (moving away from Gospel) recorded the "Emerge" album. Howard took a break from the band to pursue solo goals, only to return later on the music scene in 1978. Later releases as "The McCrarys" included the" Loving is Living" album which featured liner notes by Stevie Wonder, and appearances from David Foster, Chuck Rainey and George Bohannon. Howard McCrary would go on to co-write the song “In Time” with Maurice White for Earth Wind and Fire, and the band would tour with The O’Jays, Gladys Knight, and The Jacksons amongst others. The release of Loving Is Living on the Portrait label. The album was launched with help from Stevie Wonder, who played harmonica on the song "You".
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Albums

LS-5605-LP The McCrarys - Sunshine Day album art The McCrary* Sunshine Day(LP, Album) Light Records LS-5605-LP US 1972 Sell This Version
The McCrarys - Emerge album art The McCrary* Emerge (Album) Cats Eye US 1973 Sell This Version
The McCrarys - Loving Is Living album art The McCrarys Loving Is Living (Album) Portrait Europe 1978 Sell This Version
The McCrarys - On The Other Side album art The McCrarys On The Other Side (Album) Portrait US 1979 Sell This Version
ST-12111 The McCrarys - Just For You album art The McCrarys Just For You(LP, Album) Capitol Records ST-12111 US 1980 Sell This Version
The McCrarys - All Night Music album art The McCrarys All Night Music (Album) Capitol Records US 1982 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

CE-773-03/04 The McCrarys Be A Father/If It's Difficult(7") Cats Eye CE-773-03/04 US 1973 Sell This Version
The McCrarys - Givin' It Up album art The McCrarys Givin' It Up (Single) Portrait US 1977 Sell This Version
The McCrarys - You album art The McCrarys You (Single) Portrait US 1978 Sell This Version
The McCrarys - Don't Wear Yourself Out / You Are The Key album art The McCrarys Don't Wear Yourself Out / You Are The Key Portrait US 1978 Sell This Version
The McCrarys - Lost In Loving You album art The McCrarys Lost In Loving You Portrait Canada 1979 Sell This Version
The McCrarys - Gotta Be In album art The McCrarys Gotta Be In (Single) Capitol Records US 1980 Sell This Version
The McCrarys - You Are My Happiness album art The McCrarys You Are My Happiness (Single) Capitol Records US 1980 Sell This Version
P-4970 The McCrarys Any Ol' Sunday(7", Promo) Capitol Records P-4970 US 1980 Sell This Version
The McCrarys - Love On A Summer Night album art The McCrarys Love On A Summer Night (Maxi) Capitol Records US 1982 Sell This Version
The McCrarys - Night Room album art The McCrarys Night Room Capitol Records, Capitol Records US 1982 Sell This Version
EXPAND 84 The McCrarys - It's A Pleasure / Love On A Summer Night album art Sheree Brown / The McCrarys Sheree Brown / The McCrarys - It's A Pleasure / Love On A Summer Night(12", RE) Expansion EXPAND 84 UK 2001 Sell This Version
LH7062 The McCrarys - Emerge / Crystals (Part 1) album art The McCrary* / Ron Forella* The McCrary* / Ron Forella* - Emerge / Crystals (Part 1)(7") Luv N' Haight LH7062 US 2010 Sell This Version
PR 45017 The McCrarys - You album art The McCrarys You(7", Promo) Portrait PR 45017 Australia Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

SOS 001 The McCrarys - Soul On Sound 001 album art Various / Linx / Larry Graham / Odyssey (2) / The McCrarys Various / Linx / Larry Graham / Odyssey (2) / The McCrarys - Soul On Sound 001(Cass, Comp, P/Mixed, Smplr) Soul On Sound SOS 001 UK 1982 Sell This Version
The McCrarys - Loving Is Living & On The Other Side album art The McCrarys Loving Is Living & On The Other Side (Comp) Funkytowngrooves, Epic, Sony Music Commercial Music Group Japan 2012 Sell This Version
SMCR 25105 The McCrarys - Just For You / All Night Music album art The McCrarys Just For You / All Night Music(CD, Comp, RM) SoulMusic Records SMCR 25105 Europe 2013 Sell This Version