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Live in New Orleans
Live in New Orleans
Actor: The Blind Boys of Alabama
Genres: Music Video & Concerts
NR     2009     1hr 40min

Live in New Orleans DVD is an uplifting fusion of gospel, blues and soul from one of the longest-running groups in the world, The Blind Boys Of Alabama. Their rousing performance included favorites like — 'Free At Last', 'D...  more »


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Actor: The Blind Boys of Alabama
Genres: Music Video & Concerts
Sub-Genres: Pop, Other Music
Studio: Time Life Entertainment
Format: DVD - Color - Live
DVD Release Date: 02/24/2009
Original Release Date: 01/01/2009
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2009
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 1hr 40min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 3
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

The Blind Boys of Alabama "Live in New Orleans" W/Special Gu
Gary Covington | Louisiana | 02/28/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"THIS DVD CONTAINS SOME GREAT SOUTHERN GOSPEL ("BLIND BOYS FROM ALABAMA STYLE"), WITH A NEW ORLEANS FLAVOR ("PLENTY OF RYTHUM & BLUES & SOME JAZZ"). Plus you get guest musicians of Susan Tedeschi (She is an outstanding blues vocalist), Dr.John (a New Orleans musical legend), The Preservation Hall Jazz Band (A long time New Orleans treasure), plus Henry Butler & Marva Wright (Two more New Orleans musical legends). Total run time is approx. 100 minutes. THIS IS ONE GREAT CONCERT DVD!!!! THESE GUYS CAN REALLY HARMONIZE GOOD TOGETHER. Some of the "Blind Boys" play musical instuments, and also, you get plenty of back-up musicians. THIS IS A GREAT CONCERT!!!

The "Blind Boys" have won 4 grammy awards, plus a 2009 grammy lifetime achievement award.

The Blind Boys of Alabama are a "Southern Treasure" and a "National Treasure". Although, the name of the band includes "Blind Boys", these are real men, with a great gospel message. The Blind Boys from Alabama have been performing for years.

This dvd is was filmed at the famous "Tipitina's Music Club" in the "Crescent City" of New Orleans. You get a concert performance of 16 great songs. Some of the highlights include "Free at Last", "Down by the Riverside", "Amazing Grace", and "People get Ready".

You get some great bonus material also, including the music video of "Free at Last" filmed in New Orleans. Also, somewhere in the dvd, you get commentaries from members in the band. These guys have a wonderful attitude. One of them said, "I'm not blind, I just can't see". These guys are great period!!!! These guy's are "heaven-bound". This concert leaves you with a great feeling. If you want that "great-feeling", then buy this dvd, it'll make you feel good!!! If you like music, you'll love this one, and I highly recommend it!!!! Thanks!!!"
Steve Butler | New York, NY | 03/11/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"WOW! The Blind Boys of Alabama prove that they're the undisputed kings of Gospel-Rock! This DVD is on fire and it's almost like being at Tipitina's down in New Orleans. I saw the band live and they were great but with all these special guests and the horn section added in, this DVD is really over the top! I recommend this for anyone who loves live music and especially Blind Boys fans. This is a 'must have'!"
Amazing !
Charbel Maroun | Beirut - Lebanon | 09/25/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I watched the DVD, it was amazing really! i didn't expected it like this!
I recommand it to everyone, even those who are not interested in Gospel or Blues...
Enjoy it !