“Doc” McCready has over 6 decades in the Music Business. He started his musical journey back in the 8th grade. His repertoire was in country/ Pop, Rock & Roll, and Western swing were added to his set list around 1952-53. After high school graduation, the very popular 50’s Rock & Roll was very impressive to him, so he went along for the dance.
He wrote poetry most of his high school years. Doc later went on to become a member of the Lost Creek band and a professionally paid songwriter with ASCAP. In 2013 he was inducted into the Missouri Music Hall of Fame for his achievements spanning over 6 decades as an artist, musician, producer and Recording Studio Owner.
He and his Son Rich own & operate McCready Recording Studio in the heart of Southwest Missouri – Seneca, MO. Whether you’re a seasoned musician or just starting out on journey, they want to make your experience there your best. McCready Recording Studio started out as a family affair around 2002. They then decided to open it to the public. They definitely believe in helping others achieve their dreams of being on Music Row.
In 2016 “Doc”’s studio – McCready Recording Studio was nominated for Music Producer of the Year at the Josie Music Awards 2016. In 2017, “Doc” has been personally nominated in 5 categories – 1) Traditional Male Country Artist of the Year 2) Music Producer of the Year 3) Traditional Country Song of the Year “You are the Beat of My Heart” 4) Songwriter of the Year and 5) Country Gospel Song of the Year “Hello, Hallelujah” which he co-wrote with Kim Ehm & Kimberly Smoak. It is performed by Deby Kelley.
When “Doc” isn’t on the music scene, he and his lovely wife Ramona, of 50+ years enjoying working on their ranch, spending time with their family, cousin Jackie, their son Rich & his wife Ashley and spoiling their 5 grandchildren; Kirby, Jordyn, Savannah, Jaab & the newest addition Miss Kennedy.