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  • Audio CD (March 15, 2005)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Real World
  • ASIN: B0007GAEDU
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #312,125 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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4.2 out of 5 stars

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29 of 30 people found the following review helpful By Gregory Bravo VINE VOICE on May 6, 2005
Format: Audio CD
I listened to this CD at one of those "listening stations" in a record store-- and bought it 15 minutes later! (...even though I had to scrounge in my pockets for my last 13 bucks.) It hasn't been off my rotation since. I'd never heard of these guys before, never really listened to so-called Gospel music before-- honestly, virgin ears. But.... wow! Spectacular.

For those coming from other musical regions (I myself am partial to blues,) or for those who never considered "Gospel" before, I beg you, give this album a try. While this album is broadly defined as "Gospel" there is so much more musically here. There is Gospel, of course, but also a healthy dose of blues (Charlie Musselwhite on harmonica), a hint of funk, a sprinkling of soul, a new interpretation of rock (Clapton, Norman Greenbaum), and one (surprisingly effective) nugget of rap--- all stirred with a soul-nourishing positive vibe, and filtered through the Blind Boys' unique musicality.

This is a very special and magical brew that will bring you up and leave you there, even after the music stops.

Give it a try!
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35 of 38 people found the following review helpful By D. Sean Brickell on March 17, 2005
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The Blind Boys of Alabama are so much more than a gospel group, albeit they're undoubtedly the most successful such minstrels in history. This CD -- to my ears -- will win their fifth consecutive Grammy in 2005. That's quite a predicition for a March release, but you'll believe me when you listen.

I particularly enjoy how they retool modern classics, illustrated here by Blind Faith's "Presence Of The Lord" or Norman Greenbaum's "Spirit In The Sky." In each instance the Boys put their signature vocals and arrangements to good work, making them both standards and refreshingly new.

Not a weak cut anywhere to be found. Solid commitment to the higher spirit that guides their lives consistently shines through.

Can I get a witness? Lord-amighty, I say yeah! A-men brother, and count your blessings.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By S. K. Foster on January 20, 2006
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Even if you aren't into gospel music, you will like this CD.

A little Blues, a lot of funk. I have played this cd over and over and will be purchasing more of the Blind Boys of Alabama.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Sharon Jones on January 23, 2008
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From gospel came hip-hop, blues and rock n roll. The Blind Boys of Alabama's "Atom Bomb" puts various genres of music together to spread the good word while staying true to their gospel harmonic roots. I was first introduced to The Blind Boys of Alabama a few years ago when I went to see them with my grandmother in Charleston, NC (soulful live performers) they were GREAT! My favorite song on the album is "I Know I've Been Converted" lead by founding member Jimmy Carter who belts and testifies about turning his life and spirit over to God (Hallelujah). The "Atom Bomb is a must have for new and old Blind Boy of Alabama fans a like!!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By B. Ault on January 20, 2007
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The Blind Boys get help from David Hidalgo (Los Lobos), Billy Preston, and Charlie Musselwhite on this release - not that they need it, but wow, what players. There is great, authentic stuff here. A particular standout is the atmospheric "Demons", a memorable production. (Yes, it includes guest rappers The Gift of Gab, but I'm 53 and I STILL like it, so......)

In a way, I wish I could give it 4.5 stars, because two cuts feel like filler. Still, it's easy to recommend.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By shilungu on December 7, 2012
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I love it all numbers top class only one they last number it ok but all other I love great saund swinging harmoni uplifting God Bless thanks a must
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Dorothy S. Scott on July 30, 2009
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This is a terrific CD of the work of these men. I was first introduced to their work through NPR. I am now a fan.
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