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Concerts

Blinds Boys of Alabama.

February 27, 2012 Listen to the soul-gospel group perform songs from its first country album.

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The Blind Boys of Alabama.

May 19, 2011 Hear the six-time Grammy-winning gospel group perform at The Queen in Wilmington, Del.

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Smokey Robinson and Jennifer Hudson

February 10, 2010 Hear the concert event honoring music of the civil rights movement.

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Studio Sessions

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March 23, 2009 The legendary band's soul is tangible as its members riff off traditional gospel on their new album.

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February 13, 2008 The Blind Boys of Alabama's members still appeal to new generations of music lovers.

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Interviews & Profiles

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February 13, 2008 The Blind Boys of Alabama's members still appeal to new generations of music lovers.

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Discover Songs

March 17, 2005 New music from Blind Boys of Alabama; A Derek Bell tribute from The Chieftains; Music for a memo...

August 19, 2002 The return of folk rocker Linda Thompson; Remembering Sept. 11th with Steve Earle; Latin drummer...

News

I'll Find a Way is the latest album in The Blind Boys of Alabama's seven-decade run. Left to right: Ricky McKinnie, Paul Beasley, Jimmy Carter, Ben Moore, Joey Williams.

October 2, 2013 Through Jim Crow and the civil rights movement, The Blind Boys of Alabama have kept on singing.

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Smokey Robinson and Jennifer Hudson

February 10, 2010 Hear the concert event honoring music of the civil rights movement.

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Gospel singing

March 12, 2010 Busy schedule? Tone both your body and your soul with these gospel greats.

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  • Album: Down in New Orleans
  • Artist: The Five Blind Boys of Alabama
  • Label: Time Life
  • Released: 2008