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Sunday Morning Music: Blind Boys of Alabama’s “Higher Ground.”

November 16, 2014 Leave a comment Go to comments

BlindBoys

by Cat Johnson

Formed in Alabama way back in 1944, the Blind Boys of Alabama are one of the standout (and longest-running) gospel groups of our time. With tight harmonies, deep grooves and a catalog packed with unexpected tunes, they’ve moved beyond the realm of gospel and entered mainstream consciousness. Here they are rocking Stevie Wonder’s “Higher Ground.”

Here’s Stevie doing the original:

And while we’re on it, here are the Red Hot Chili Peppers taking the song on:

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