Blind Boys of Alabama caught performing soulful “Higher Ground” by filmmaker
Grammy award-winning gospel group the Blind Boys of Alabama perform Stevie Wonder’s “Higher Ground” a funk classic.
“The Blind Boys showed up in LA and played two gigs one at a church and one at a blues club on the same day. We filmed the live shows, and some in between elevator rides with a boom box.” (Director of Photography Bobby Eras). Continue reading →
No one was sitting on their hands when Blind Boys of Alabama sang Free At Last
Blind Boys of Alabama
Performers get subdued when they play for the President of the United States. Bob Dylan becomes Unplugged. Yolanda Adams smiles during A Change Is Gonna Come.
It was left to two older groups to show the spirit to the well dressed White House crew: The Freedom Singers and Blind Boys of Alabama. My pick for rocking it out goes to the Blind Boys of Alabama for this swinging version of Free At Last.
They were infectious. People had to smile, clap, sway, tap their feet. Watch the bass player who has been more or less subdued all night. The Boys have him dancing on the stage on one leg. Continue reading →