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The Blind Boys Of Alabama at Guinness Cork Jazz Festival at Cork City Hall

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Fri, October 26, 2018
20:00

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Hailed as “gospel titans” by Rolling Stone, the Blind Boys first rose to fame in the segregated south with their thrilling vocal harmonies and roof-raising live show.

They released their debut single, “I Can See Everybody’s Mother But Mine,” on the iconic Veejay label in 1948, launching a 70-year recording career that saw them win five GRAMMY Awards and enter the Gospel Music Hall of Fame.

The group have collaborated with everyone from Mavis Staple, Stevie Wonder, Prince and Lou Reed, and performed on the world’s most prestigious stages.

“When the Blind Boys started out, we weren’t even thinking about all these accolades and all that stuff,” founding member Jimmy Carter told NPR...

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Isaac Dugdale uploaded this event on September 6, 2018

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