Let's begin with one impressive fact: The Blind Boys of Alabama have been performing for 69 years. Formed in 1939 at the Alabama Institute for the Negro Blind, this soul/gospel group has only continued to be a powerhouse in the genre. And yes, three of the vocalists and the drummer are blind. But, of course, sight is not what's needed to create — or enjoy — beautiful music. The full range of vocalization the group members bring to their arsenal of vintage spiritual, gospel, R&B, soul, semi-jazz, and contemporary hymnals has brought them cross-genre appeal and a growing fan base, as well as a four-year string... More >>>
The Blind Boys of Alabama, walking strong since 1939.