Since the original members first sang together as kids at the Alabama Institute for the Negro Blind in the late s including Jimmy Carter, who leads the group today , the band has perserved through seven decades to become one of the most recognized and decorated roots music groups in the world. Touring throughout the South during the Jim Crow era of the s and s, the Blind Boys flourished thanks to their unique sound, which blended the close harmonies of early jubilee gospel with the more fervent improvisations of hard gospel.
In the early s, the band sang at benefits for Dr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. But as the years passed, gospel fans started to drift away and follow the many singers who had originated in the church but were now recording secular popular music. It includes new versions of Christmas standards, covers of hidden gospel gems, and seven brand-new holiday songs - six of which are the first Christmas songs ever penned by the Blind Boys themselves. The Blind Boys of Alabama have attained the highest levels of achievement in a career that spans over 75 years and shows no signs of diminishing.
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