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Directory for Gospel Singing Groups in Alabama. Find a gospel music group in Alabama in this handy directory. Find singers for southern gospel, old time traditional, praise or contemporary music for your church service or special event. Always book these AL Christian musicians early for best results. Browse the Alabama Gospel Music Group Listings. The Alabama Spirituals. Alexander City, Alabama 35010. Ph: 256-234-3648. Website
- Five Blind Boys of Alabama (above) It’s almost unbelievable that a group of blind, African-American singers—who started out touring during a time of whites-only bathrooms, restaurants, and hotels—would go on to win five Grammy awards and a Lifetime Achievement Grammy, as well as be inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame and perform at the White House for three different presidents.
- Fisk Jubilee Singers (above) The original Jubilee Singers introduced so-called slave songs to the world in 1871, and they were instrumental in preserving the unique American musical tradition known today as Negro spirituals.
- Soul Stirrers (above) This group launched the career of legendary soul singer Sam Cooke—but they were much more than that. The Soul Stirrers set the pace for gospel and pop vocal groups and played a role as forefathers in the development of rhythm and blues.
- The Caravans (above) From the late-50s to the mid-60s, the Caravans went unrivaled as the nation’s most popular touring gospel group, earning acclaim as one of the greatest acts ever to arrive on the spiritual music front.
Famous Blue Jay Singers ( Silas Steele, 1930s–40s) Four Great Wonders Four Eagles Golden Eagles ( Hobdy Moorer, 1950s) Gospel Harmonettes ( Dorothy Love Coates, 1940s–60s) Gospel Wonders ( Hobdy Moorer, 1950s) Heavenly Gospel Singers Johnson Sisters Jubalairs Jubileans Kings of Harmony ( Wenonah ) Pillars ( Hobdy Moorer, current) Ravizee Singers
The Blind Boys of Alabama first sang together in 1939 as part of the school chorus at the Alabama Institute for the Negro Deaf and Blind in Talladega, Alabama. The founding members were Clarence Fountain (1929–2018), George Scott (1929–2005), Velma Bozman Traylor (1923–1947), Johnny Fields (1927–2009), Olice Thomas (b. 1926, d. unknown), and the only sighted member, J. T. Hutton (c. 1924–2012.)
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- Karen Peck and New River. Karen Peck started singing professionally in 1981 with The Nelons. She remained with the group for 10 years before she felt like God was calling her to take the next step in her musical journey.
- Tribute Quartet. The Tribute Quartet formed in 2006, and within two years, had been named the "Horizon Group of the Year" at the National Quartet Convention.
- The Ball Brothers. Andrew and Daniel Ball, their brother-in-law Chad McCloskey, and Matt Davis form the group called The Ball Brothers. The brothers grew up in central Illinois and were singing at early ages.
- Greater Vision. The trio known as Greater Vision has been touching audiences around the world since 1990. With over 200 performances a year and 30+ releases, they have become the most awarded trio in the history of Gospel music with awards for Song of the Year, Album of the Year, Video of the Year, and Artist of the Year.