Vickie Lyn Harris was the daughter of Ray and Dolores Harris of Crusade Enterprises, and the older sister of Tammy Renee’ Harris. She was also featured on the album “Floyd C. & the Kids from Flora” as well as “Moments to Remember” which is a memorial album to her.
In 1962, little Vickie Lyn had released her second EP, “A Christian Cow-Girl” on her parents label, which the Crusaders of Illinois most likely providing the backing on it. Listening to Vickie sing, I can hear a lot of her mother Dolores in her voice, as she sings the EP’s title “A Christian Cow-Girl” – it’s a nice song, and a fine listen. We continue on with the song “It’s Different Now” and I can still really hear Dolores is young Vickie’s voice, it’s a good EP, and the piano playing is beautiful. I do wonder if it’s Ray or Dolores playing for Vickie.
Next up, starting the B-Side of this EP is “In My Father’s House” and it’s a nice gospel track, and Vickie sings it beautifully. She ends her EP with the track “My Sins are Gone” and it’s another wonderful Gospel track, wonderfully curated by Crusade Enterprises, who in my opinion had some of the best musicians in Gospel music working in their studio. Vickie was a wonderfully talented musician as a child and well into her teens, and this EP just goes to showcase her amazing vocal talents.
Produced by Crusade Enterprises