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THE FIVE BLIND BOYS OF MISSISSIPPI ~ THE FIVE BLIND BOYS OF MISSISSIPPI: 1947-1954. ACROBAT ADDCD3003. (IMPORT).

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THE FIVE BLIND BOYS OF MISSISSIPPI WERE BORN OUT OF THE COTTON BLOSSOM SINGERS QUARTET AFTER A VISIT TO THEIR SPECIAL SCHOOL IN MARCH 1937 BY ALAN LOMAX. AS THEIR POPULARITY GREW THEY ALSO ADOPTED THE NAME JACKSON HARMONEERS. THIS MEANT THAT NOT ONLY SINGING POP TO WHITE AUDIENCES AS THE COTTON BLOSSOMS BUT ALSO GOING OUT FOR THEMSELVES AS A GOSPEL-SINGING GROUP AS JACKSON HARMONEERS. THEY FIRST RECORDED FOR EXCELSIOR IN 1947 AND HAD FOUR RELEASES ON THE LABEL. IN 1948 THEY RECORDED FOR THE COLEMANS THEN FINISHED OFF THEIR RECORDING CAREER IN 1954 ON THE PEACOCK LABEL.

TRACK LISTING: CD1 - I’m Standing In The Safety Zone / The Lord Will Make A Way / John Saw The Holy Number / Lord I’m Tired / I’ll Never Turn Back / Jesus Will Help Me / I Must Tell Jesus / I Want Wings / Working On A Building / You Got To Move / Jesus Travelled This Road Before / Must Be God Somewhere / Never Turn Back / When God Dips His Pen Of Love / One Of These Days / Something Within Me / Amazing Grace / Jesus Gave Me Water / Move In The Room Of The Lord / Our Father / He’s My Rock / I’ve Got A Right.

CD2 - In This World Alone / Old Ship Of Zion / How Far Am I From Canaan / World Prayer / Dr. Jesus / Coming Home / Mother Don’t Worry / God Leads Little Children / Precious Memories / I Was Praying / Will Jesus Be Waiting For Me / I Know The Lord Will Make Way / Somewhere Listening For My Name / Jesus Is A Rock In A Weary Land / Song Of Praise / All Aboard / I Wonder, Do You / Have You Talked To The Man Upstairs / In The Garden / (I’ll Be) In The Wilderness / Think Of His Goodness.

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