Five Blind Boys Of Mississippi - 1947-54 (CD)
Release Date: 11/08/11
Our series of Gospel collections continues with this stunning release. 43 tracks on 2CDs recorded between 1945 and 1950 by the Legendary Blind Boys Of Mississippi. This is the most comprehensive overview of the group ever released. The lead vocals are performed by the incomparable Archie Brownlee, whose vocal prowess was an inspiration to scores of R&B and Soul singers who grew up listening to him. These titles were recorded for America's premier Gospel labels Peacock Records, and some of the earlier tracks were recorded for the Coleman label owned by The Coleman Brothers, who also have a release on Acrobat this month. This series has been greeted with great acclaim by both Radio and Press around the world, and we are confident that this package will be no exception. It comes with comprehensive liner notes from expert, Opal Louis Nations and many rare and unseen illustrations.