The Blind Boys of Alabama http://redriverradio.org en Heavenly Sight: Blind Gospel Singers http://redriverradio.org/post/heavenly-sight-blind-gospel-singers-0 <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>Airs Thursday, February 6 at 9 p.m.&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;Despite disability, poverty, isolation and prejudice, a surprising number of blind African American musicians who came from the gospel tradition influenced not just gospel music, but blues, bluegrass, and American vernacular music up to and beyond rock and roll. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 03:00:00 +0000 39557 at http://redriverradio.org Heavenly Sight: Blind Gospel Singers Heavenly Sight: Blind Gospel Singers http://redriverradio.org/post/heavenly-sight-blind-gospel-singers <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Saturday, February 16 at 9 p.m.&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Despite disability, poverty, isolation and prejudice, a surprising number of blind African American musicians who came from the gospel tradition influenced not just gospel music, but blues, bluegrass, and American vernacular music up to and beyond rock and roll. Using narrative, archival audio, interviews, scholarly commentary and music, Heavenly Sight tells this little known story through broadcast and a comprehensive, interactive web site.</span></p><p> Sun, 17 Feb 2013 03:00:00 +0000 23424 at http://redriverradio.org Heavenly Sight: Blind Gospel Singers