The song features the group’s young singer, Abby Latocha, on a new song written by David Stewart and Jerry Lassiter. In his weekly column, Chris Jones has often lamented the sparsity of bluegrass songs suitable for weddings, but Crandall Creek certainly has one here, a tender love ballad if there ever was one.
Stewart tells us a bit about the song came together. “We locked on to this melody and the lyrics began to flow. We sat down on my staircase and wrote the song that evening, and took it to the studio the next day for a demo.” And Lassiter felt like they found the perfect vocalist. “It has always been a special song to me. And when I heard Abby’s voice, I knew right away she could sing it well.”
The video features the finished track, set against images of the band members with their spouses, including lots of their wedding photos. Crandall Creeks is Jerry Andrews on guitar, Dustin Terpenning on mandolin, Trish Imbrogno on bass, and Aaron Till on fiddle. Abby takes the lead with Kathy Wigman Lesnock on harmony vocals.
Andrews said that the band feels fortunate to get this one.
“I was so delighted and honored to be contacted by David Stewart about cutting a song he co-wrote with Jerry Lassiter. With the production of Jamie Peck from his studio in Wheeling, I think we’ve created a wonderful song for the ages.”
Have a listen…
Well done all.
Radio programmers will find the track at AirPlay Direct.