The Blind Boys Of Alabama: Go Tell It On the Mountain Gospel

Overview

Formed at a school for the handicapped in 1937, the Blind Boys of Alabama is one of the greatest and most influential groups of traditional Southern gospel music, and in the 1990s they began to enjoy a new popularity with contemporary audiences thanks to collaborations with artists such as Ben Harper and Peter Gabriel. Recorded during a concert appearance in New York City, The Blind Boys of Alabama: Go Tell It on the Mountain finds the vocal group performing a program of Christmas music with contributions from a ...
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Overview

Formed at a school for the handicapped in 1937, the Blind Boys of Alabama is one of the greatest and most influential groups of traditional Southern gospel music, and in the 1990s they began to enjoy a new popularity with contemporary audiences thanks to collaborations with artists such as Ben Harper and Peter Gabriel. Recorded during a concert appearance in New York City, The Blind Boys of Alabama: Go Tell It on the Mountain finds the vocal group performing a program of Christmas music with contributions from a handful of special guests, including Aaron Neville, Chrissie Hynde, Mavis Staples, Robert Randolph, Michael Franti and others. Selections include "Little Drummer Boy," "People Get Ready," "Look Where He Has Brought Me From," "Amazing Grace," "In the Bleak Midwinter," "Run On," and more.
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Special Features

Comments from the Blind Boys of Alabama; Behind the scenes interviews & rehearsals; EPK for "Go Tell it on the Mountain"; Music videos for: "Last Month of the Year"; "Higher Ground"; "There Will Be a Light" (Ben Harper & The Blind Boys of Alabama)
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/22/2005
  • UPC: 801213903696
  • Rating:

  • Source: Eagle Rock Ent
  • Region Code: 14
  • Sound: DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound
  • Time: 2:05:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 41,594

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Opening [:52]
2. Run On [5:14]
3. Go Tell it on the Mountain [4:12]
4. Little Drummer Boy [4:40]
5. If I Had a Hammer [8:36]
6. Nobody's Fault But Mine [5:12]
7. Born in Bethlehem [5:58]
8. Joy to the World [3:09]
9. People Get Ready [4:38]
10. In the Bleak Midwinter [5:38]
11. Higher Ground [5:43]
12. Amazing Grace [6:02]
13. Look Where He Brought Me From [10:59]
14. Someone Watches Over Me [8:11]
15. Soldier [5:38]
16. Down By the Riverside [6:48]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play
   Songs
   Set-Up
      Audio: Dolby Digital Stereo
      Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1
      Audio: DTS Surround Sound
      Subtitles: None
      Subtitles: Spanish
      Subtitles: French
   Bonus
      Comments From the Blind Boys of Alabama
      Behind the Scenes
         Chris Goldsmith: CD Executive Producer: On the Making of the CD
         Michael Franti: Rehearsal
         Mavis Staples: Interview & Rehearsal
         Aaron Neville: Interview & Rehearsal
         Chrissie Hynde: Interview
         Robert Randolph: Interview
         Charlie Musselwhite: Interview
      Videos
         "Go Tell it on the Mountain" EPK
         "There Will Be a Light" Ben Harper & Blind Boys
         Music Video: "Last Month of the Year"
         2002 Music Video: "Higher Ground"
      Web Links
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