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Blind Boys of Alabama

Overview
Works: 138 works in 306 publications in 4 languages and 10,094 library holdings
Genres: Music  Children's songs  Gospel music  Jazz  Juvenile works  History  Personal narratives  Drama  Spirituals (Songs)  Folk songs, English 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Singer, Musician
Classifications: M2198.B55, 782.254
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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 644 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 508 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 478 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 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Redemption songs by Jars of Clay (Musical group) ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English 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 435 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
There will be a light by Ben Harper ( Recording )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 429 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 411 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 359 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 347 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 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grammy Award winner Dan Zanes brings together a collection of new recordings and previously released favorites that are 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 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
More than twenty of American music's most exciting artists traveled to Preservation Hall in New Orleans to collaborate with the PHJB on classic New Orleans repertoire, creating this special compilation album to raise funds for Preservation Hall and the Preservation Hall Music Outreach Program. Features Ani DiFranco, Tom Waits, Pete Seeger, Merle Haggard, Louis Armstrong, the Blind Boys of Alabama, and more
The gospel at Colonus ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 290 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
I'll find a way by Blind Boys of Alabama ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and German and held by 268 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
Let it burn by Ruthie Foster ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 264 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
Take the high road by Blind Boys of Alabama ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Atom bomb by Blind Boys of Alabama ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and German and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sanctuary by Charlie Musselwhite ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
MusicHound blues : the essential album guide ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The gospel at Colonus original cast recording by Bob Telson ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Gospel at Colonus reconceives Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus as parable-like sermons on the ways of fate and particularly on a happy death. It is set in a Black Pentecostal church."--Program notes booklet
 
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controlled identity Five Blind Boys of Alabama

Five Blind Boys of Alabama
Happyland Jubilee Singers
Original Five Blind Boys from Alabama
The Blind Boys of Alabama
Languages
English (112)
German (3)
Dutch (1)
Chinese (1)
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