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Gospel group The Blind Boys of Alabama performed their new single Take the High Road on The Hour.
The group formed in 1939 and have been performing together for more than 60 years. They met at the school for the blind in Talledega, Alabama in 1939 and started singing together professionally in 1944.
The group have collaborated with the likes of Hank Wilson, Willie Nelson and Lou Reed and have appeared on several American television shows including Late Night with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and CBS Saturday Morning.
The group have won five Grammy awards throughout the last 10 years and they were inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2003.
The Blind Boys of Alabama’s new album Take the High Road is out now. The band will be playing at Perth Concert Hall tonight as part of Southern Fried: Perth’s Festival of American Roots Music.
For more information on The Blind Boys of Alabama, see the group’s website.