The Blind Boys Of Alabama

Blind Boys Of Alabama Leader Clarence Fountain Dies At 88

A founding member of the Grammy-winning gospel group the Blind Boys of Alabama has died.
Associated Press | June 4, 2018 - 6:31 pm

Watch Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Cover Bruce Springsteen At Jam The Vote

Last night Port Chester's Capitol Theatre hosted a pre-election concert called Jam The Vote, at which various musicians jammed with a house band featuring members…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 7, 2016 - 8:05 am

Stream Tom Waits & Lucinda Williams’ Blind Willie Johnson Covers From New Tribute Album

Tom Waits, Lucinda Williams, Sinéad O'Connor, and more have contributed new covers to God Don't Never Change: The Songs Of Blind Willie Johnson, a tribute…
James Rettig | February 15, 2016 - 11:06 am

Watch Justin Vernon & Shara Worden In The Studio With The Blind Boys Of Alabama

It might be a while before we hear another Bon Iver album, but that doesn't mean Justin Vernon is taking a vacation. Repave, the new…
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2013 - 3:11 pm

The Blind Boys Of Alabama – “Every Grain Of Sand” (Feat. Justin Vernon) (Bob Dylan Cover)

Now that Bon Iver is on a between-albums break, Justin Vernon has a bunch of projects going. And one of them is pretty fascinating: He's…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2013 - 8:51 am

Bon Iver And tUnE-yArDs Help The Blind Boys Of Alabama Make A Record

The Blind Boys Of Alabama are a gospel-music institution that's been around, in various configurations, since 1939, and they're also just as Alabama-based and visually…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2013 - 12:56 pm

The Music Of Prince (Feat. D’Angelo, Elvis Costello, Fred Armisen, & More) @ Carnegie Hall, NYC 3/7/13

Last night, a motley crew of stage and screen stars paid tribute to newly resurgent pop legend Prince at NYC's Carnegie Hall. Among the performers:…
Scott Lapatine | March 8, 2013 - 11:15 am

Various Artists – “Toast To Freedom” Video

Last month, we lost Levon Helm. But one of the last recordings that the legendary Band drummer made before he died is now out in…
Tom Breihan | May 3, 2012 - 12:36 pm