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But just because her long-desired goal of making a gospel album has been met and she's getting on in years, don't expect Bailey to step away from the stage anytime soon. "No, I'm not gonna stop," she says. "There's a feeling I get with singing that I also get when I think of the wind. I can't see the wind, but I can feel it. It's nice and cool. I can't see the spirit, either. But the spirit is nice and cool, too. As long as I can serve God and touch one person, I'm gonna keep right on singing. I'm not gonna stop 'til I reach that higher ground!"