Gayla Earlene at the Agape' Fest Awards 2007
|Born||January 31, 1954|
|Origin||Oklahoma, United States|
|Genres||Gospel music, Country, Christian music|
|Occupation(s)||Christian music singer, songwriter|
|Years active||1972 – present|
Earlene began her professional career at the age of 16 as a singer/songwriter. In 1971, she met and married fellow artist and steel guitarist, Gene Crain. Together they formed the group Pure Country and began touring across the country. Earlene has performed on the Grand Ole Opry with other artist such as, Roy Clark, Freddy Fender, Minnie Pearl, Johnny Russell and Mel Tillis. Through the years Earlene has had major success in the Christian country market. She has amassed over fourteen number one songs and has been awarded the industries highest honors of Female Vocalist and Entertainer of the Year on several occasions. When Earlene and her husband are not touring, the couple run a feed store called Crain Feed and Farm Supply in Skiatook, Oklahoma. They formed the company in 1975.
Gayla has recorded many albums through the years that has contained many of the number one songs she has been noted for.
|We're Following the Footsteps of Jesus|
|Christmas All Through the Year|
|Back to Basics|
|Poor Little Rich Girl|
|1998||"Broken By the Blood"|
|1999||"The Door", "City Girl"|
|2000||"When Grandma Prayed", "Who Moved"|
|2001||"Broken Pieces", "7/24/365"|
|2003||"I Didn't Know I Ever Knew"|
|2004||"Thank You Lord"|
|2005||"Catch it in a Bucket"|
|2006||"Poor Little Rich Girl"|
|2007||"Bible Billy", "Your Love"|
|2008||"Rebel With A Cause"|
Honors and awards
- Gayla began her career Archived October 9, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
- Gayla received Female Vocalist and Entertainer of the Year
- "Crain Feed & Farm Supply - Skiatook, Oklahoma (OK) | Company Profile". Retrieved 2009-12-22.Crain Feed anad Farm Supply
- Gayla's discography Archived October 9, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
- Earlene, Gayla. "Earlene wins Video of the Year for Hands of Hope". Artists Music Guild. Archived from the original on 2 May 2013. Retrieved 25 November 2012.