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The Blind Boys of Alabama’s Down in New Orleans added a new musical wrinkle

The Blind Boys of Alabama’s Down in New Orleans added a new musical wrinkle

The Blind Boys of Alabama fixed a glaring hole in their amazing career resume with ‘Down in New Orleans,’ released on this date 10 years ago.

Sam Butler – Raise Your Hands! (2015)

Sam Butler – Raise Your Hands! (2015)

Like all the best religious records, ex-Blind Boys of Alabama guitarist/vocailist Sam Butler’s ‘Raise Your Hands!’ has that the ability to lift the spirits of pagans and Christians alike.

Eric Bibb – Blues People (2014)

Eric Bibb’s civil rights blues manifesto ‘Blues People’ is poignant, and also entertaining.

Wilco, Whiskeytown, Blind Boys of Alabama: Random Shuffle

Wilco, Whiskeytown, Blind Boys of Alabama: Random Shuffle

Mat Brewster shares thoughts and memories during a random shuffle featuring Wilco, Whiskeytown and the Blind Boys of Alabama.

Dr. John – Ske-Dat-De-Dat: Spirit of Satch (2014)

Dr. John – Ske-Dat-De-Dat: Spirit of Satch (2014)

He never stops experimenting, never stops surprising, and never stops entertaining.

Guy Davis, featuring Fabrizio Poggi – Juba Dance (2013)

Guy Davis can act, direct, write, compose…and he can play the blues.

Ruthie Foster – Let It Burn (2012)

Ruthie Foster, slowly but surely, has made a name for herself as a singer-songwriter. This album, more than any before it, focuses on the first part — as she brilliantly reinterprets a series of other people’s songs, both contemporary and age-old.

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