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Albums:

Platinum Gospel-The Five Blind Boys Of Alabam…

You'll Never Walk Alone

In The Spirit

Collectors Edition: 5 Blind Boys Of Alabama

I'm Not That Way Anymore


Biography:
Birth Place: Alabama, United States
Years Active: 1939–present
Genres: Gospel, Blues

The Blind Boys of Alabama are a gospel group from Alabama that first formed at the Alabama Institute for the Negro Blind at Talladega, Alabama in 1939. The three main vocalists of the group and their drummer/percussionist are all blind. As of 2010, The Blind Boys of Alabama continue to tour nationally and internationally, with Jimmy Carter singing lead vocals. In 2006, Clarence Fountain, the group's former long-time lead vocalist and founding member limited his touring for health reasons. Founding member George Scott died on March 9, 2005 at the age of 75. Another founding member, Johnny Fields, died on November 12, 2009. Releases by the group in recent years have been favorites at the Gra... Continue Bio >>

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Tickets:
12/20/2014 SFJAZZ Center - Miner Auditorium
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