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Deep River / Five Blind Boys Of Alabama

Five Blind Boys Of Alabama
Release Date: 11/10/1992 
Label:  Nonesuch   Catalog #: 61441  
Composer:  Steve FosterClarence FountainBetty WatsonKenny Gamble,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Five Blind Boys of Alabama
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

On their umpteenth release, the Five Blind Boys of Alabama mix some modern blues and R&B into their core gospel sound. The rhythm section, led by the organ of the legendary Booker T. Jones, keeps the accompaniment simple as the group soars through some traditional material ("Closer Walk with Thee," "Every Time I Feel the Spirit, "), a few originals by lead vocalist Clarence Fountain, and a transcendent version of Bob Dylan's "I Believe in You."

-- Jason Ankeny, AllMusic.com


Personnel: Five Blind Boys Of Alabama (vocals); Eric Gale (guitar); Jerry Peters (piano); Booker T. Jones (organ); James Jamerson, Jr. (bass); Ndugu Leon Chancler (drums); Brenda King (tambourine).
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Recorded at Record I Studios, Sherman Oaks, California on June 8-15, 1992. Includes liner notes by Ben Sandmel. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Deep River, Part 1 by Steve Foster
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Five Blind Boys of Alabama
2.
Don't Play with God by Clarence Fountain
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Five Blind Boys of Alabama
3.
Reminiscing by Betty Watson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Five Blind Boys of Alabama
4.
God Said It by Kenny Gamble
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Five Blind Boys of Alabama
5.
Look Where He Brought Me From by Clarence Fountain
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Five Blind Boys of Alabama
6.
Down on Bending Knees by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Five Blind Boys of Alabama
7.
I Believe in You by Bob Dylan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Five Blind Boys of Alabama
8.
I'm Getting Better All the Time by Major Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Five Blind Boys of Alabama
9.
Brother Moses by Golden Gate Quartet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Five Blind Boys of Alabama
10.
Every time I feel de spirit by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Five Blind Boys of Alabama
11.
Just a closer walk with Thee by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Five Blind Boys of Alabama
12.
I've Got the Love of Jesus by Betty Watson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Five Blind Boys of Alabama
13.
Deep River, Part 2 by Steve Foster
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Five Blind Boys of Alabama

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