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The Blind Boys Of Alabama
Higher Ground (Expanded Reissue)

The Blind Boys Of Alabama - Higher Ground (Expanded Reissue)

Once again helmed by producers John Chelew and Chris Goldsmith, Higher Ground picked up where Spirit Of The Century had led, and moved even higher. Backed by Robert Randolph and the Family Band (with guest appearances from Ben Harper), new arrangements of traditional hymns were joined by songs from Harper, Curtis Mayfield, Funkadelic, Aretha Franklin, Jimmy Cliff, Prince and the classic title track by Stevie Wonder. The outcome was rewarded by the Blind Boy’s second consecutive Grammy for Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album. It includes seven live performances of album tracks recorded for KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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FEATURED TRACK

"The Cross"

TRACK LISTING

  1. 1. People Get Ready
  2. 2. Spirit In The Dark
  3. 3. Wade In The Water
  4. 4. Stand By Me
  5. 5. The Cross
  6. 6. Many Rivers To Cross
  7. 7. Higher Ground
  8. 8. Freedom Road
  9. 9. I May Not Can See
  10. 10. You And Your Folks/23rd Psalm
  11. 11. I Shall Not Walk Alone
  12. 12. Precious Lord
  13. Previously Unissued Bonus Tracks Recorded Live On Morning Becomes Eclectic, KCRW (2002)
  14. 13. Run For A Long Time
  15. 14. My Lord What A Morning
  16. 15. Freedom Road
  17. 16. Higher Ground
  18. 17. People Get Ready
  19. 18. Wade In The Water
  20. 19. Amazing Grace

Upcoming Tour Dates

  • Jul 22
    New Orleans, LA, US Seth Walker and The Blind Boys of Alabama at Orpheum NOLA
  • Jul 26
    Phoenix, AZ, US The Blind Boys of Alabama at Musical Instrument Museum
  • Jul 27
    San Diego, CA, US The Blind Boys of Alabama at San Diego Symphony
  • Jul 29
    Camden, NJ, US The Blind Boys of Alabama at Wiggins Park
  • Jul 30
    Stratford, ON, Canada The Blind Boys of Alabama at Avondale Auditorium
  • Aug 01
    Minneapolis, MN, US Paul Thorn and The Blind Boys of Alabama at Dakota
  • Aug 02
    Happy Valley, OR, US Pickathon 2018
  • Aug 03
    Sioux Falls, SD, US Paul Thorn with The Blind Boys of Alabama at Levitt Shell
  • Aug 11
    Dayton, OH, US Paul Thorn with The Blind Boys of Alabama at Levitt Pavilion
  • Aug 12
    Charles Town, WV, US The Blind Boys of Alabama at The Event Center at Hollywood Casino
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