WorldCat Identities

Blind Boys of Alabama

Overview
Works: 143 works in 312 publications in 4 languages and 10,822 library holdings
Genres: Gospel music  Music  Jazz  History  Personal narratives  Spirituals (Songs)  Children's songs  Folk songs, English  Jazz vocals  Dixieland music 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Singer
Classifications: M2198.B55, 782.254
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Blind Boys of Alabama
 
Most widely held works by Blind Boys of Alabama
Catch that train! by Dan Zanes( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection children's songs
Soundtrack for a revolution( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the American civil rights movement through its music, the freedom songs protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, and more, as they fought for justice and equality. Includes new performances of the freedom songs by top artists, archival footage, and interviews with civil rights foot soldiers and leaders. Freedom songs evolved from slave chants, from the labor movement, and even from the black church
Down in New Orleans by Blind Boys of Alabama( Recording )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirit of the century by Blind Boys of Alabama( Recording )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Higher ground by Blind Boys of Alabama( Recording )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go tell it on the mountain by Blind Boys of Alabama( Recording )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Blind Boys of Alabama are joined by a long list of guest stars, including Aaron Neville and Mavis Staples, for a Grammy-winning collection of holiday classics steeped in gospel tradition
Redemption songs by Jars of Clay (Musical group)( Recording )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There will be a light by Ben Harper( Recording )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Harper and the Blind Boys of Alabama join forces on an album that combines Harper's funky style with the Blind Boys' traditional gospel sound. There Will Be a Light includes a cover of the Bob Dylan song Well, Well, Well
Glory train songs of faith, worship, and praise by Randy Travis( Recording )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full title: Glory Train...Songs Of Faith, Worship And Praise
Hope and desire by Susan Tedeschi( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a three-year absence, Susan Tedeschi returns with an album full of rock, blues, and soul
Peace by Jim Brickman( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Peace, Jim Brickman's second collection of holiday-themed music ... This is an attractive mood-setter for the season ..." and a "... mix of solo piano works, augmented piano selections (involving oboe, strings, synthesizers, a pop-jazz ensemble, or some combination thereof) and glossy, radio-ready pop vocal productions"--Amazon.com
The welcome table songs of inspiration, mystery & good times by Dan Zanes( Recording )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grammy Award winner Dan Zanes brings together a collection of new recordings and previously released favorites that all steeped in various North American gospel traditions
Preservation an album to benefit Preservation Hall & the Preservation Hall Music Outreach Program by Preservation Hall Jazz Band( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"3 out of 4 ... a vibrant collaboration ..."--Los Angeles Times
The gospel at Colonus( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gospel at Colonus is based on an adaptation of Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus and incorporates passages from both Oedipus Rex and Antigone. While the structure and story of the work is grounded firmly in classical Greek tragedy, the method of story telling is set squarely within the Black Gospel Church. The audience and the chorus are an active part of the production, participating throughout
Let it burn by Ruthie Foster( Recording )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"4 out of 4...Foster fashions a stirring blues album from an eclectic set of hymns, originals and covers..."--USA Today
Ske-dat-de-dat : the spirit of Satch by John( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of songs by and associated with Louis Armstrong
I'll find a way by Blind Boys of Alabama( Recording )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and German and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary Grammy winners Blind Boys of Alabama return with a brand new album that features production from Justin Vernon of Bon Iver as well as collaborations with Patty Griffin, Shara Worden from My Brightest Diamond, and Merril Garbus of tUnE-yArDs
Take the high road by Blind Boys of Alabama( Recording )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atom bomb by Blind Boys of Alabama( Recording )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let freedom sing the music of the civil rights movement( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Soundtrack for a revolution
Alternative Names

controlled identityFive Blind Boys of Alabama

Blind Boys of Alabama

Five Blind Boys of Alabama

Happyland Jubilee Singers

Original Five Blind Boys from Alabama

The Blind Boys of Alabama

The Blind Boys of Alabama gospel group from Alabama, United States

The Blind Boys of Alabama groupe de musique amricain

The Blind Boys of Alabama US-amerikanische Band

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Languages
English (110)

German (3)

Chinese (1)

Dutch (1)

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