The Five Blind Boys of Mississippi
The Five Blind Boys of Mississippi
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Father, I Stretch My Hands To Thee
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Old Ship Of Zion
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Save A Seat For Me
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Our Father
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Sending Up My Timber

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The Five Blind Boys of Mississippi

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The Five Blind Boys of Mississippi are among the greatest singing groups in popular music history. Their smashing harmonies and the leads of Archie Brownlee not only influenced numerous gospel ensembles, but such secular artists as Ray Charles. Their origins date back to the '30s, when Archie Brownlee (Brownley in some accounts), Joseph Ford, Lawrence Abrams, and Lloyd Woodard formed a quartet. They were students at the Piney Woods School near Jackson, Mississippi. They began as... Read more

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