Blind Boys of Alabama Share “Work Until My Days Are Done” Ahead of Upcoming Album “Echoes Of The South”

After 80 years of hard work, the Blind Boys of Alabama continue to wow audiences and touch souls with the recent release of their praiseworthy single “Work Until My Days Are Done.” The doo-wop, gospel ditty is the second release from the group’s upcoming album Echoes Of The South, which will officially be released to the public on September 8th through Single Rock Records.

The Blind Boys of Alabama have faced more struggles and success in the music industry than most musicians will in their lifetimes. Their eight decades of experience and pure talent has led them from street performances in the Jim Crow South all the way to being the soundtrack of the Civil Rights Movement, giving them the chance to perform for three different United States Presidents and landing them as legends in the Gospel Music Hall of Fame.

This dedication and persistence to one another and to their love of music is epitomized in their newest single, as they will not only “work” but “sing” until their days are done. There is no stopping the powerhouse group as they rely on one another and the shared agreement that “as long as everybody gives all that they have to give and we sing songs that touch the heart, we’ll live on forever.”

Now, after losing their brothers in arms Paul Beasley and Benjamin Moore, the remaining members carry on, releasing their new album Echoes Of The South in their name and memory. Echoes Of The South not only marks the first album that the Blind Boys of Alabama have released in six years but also marks their first ever fully made in their home state, giving the tracks a deeper significance than can be imagined for the music vets.

The tracklist is similarly rooted in coming home, drawing from the music that’s most inspired them over their careers: long-lost gospel classics, traditional spirituals and timeless R&B/soul cuts made famous by artists like Pops Staples and Curtis Mayfield. These incredible personal touches establish Echoes Of The South as a “homecoming” in countless senses of the word.

With the two released singles from the album, “Friendship” along with “Work Until My Days Are Done,” it is evident that the Blind Boy’s newest music is some of their best. Their harmonies and messages touch hearts, while their bridges and power take listeners by surprise and never fail to get people on their feet with rafter-raising moments. This is something special that anyone with ears will not want to miss. Until September 8th, the Blind Boys of Alabama’s current members; McKinnie, Jimmy Carter, the Rev. Julius Love, Sterling Glass, and Joey Williams, will be touring the country from this July well into 2024.

Blind Boys of Alabama Tour

July 19 – Mendocino Music Festival 2023 – Mendocino, CA

August 19 – CHOMP – Redmond, CA

August 27 – Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival – Vancouver, WA

September 9 – Paramount Center for the Arts – Saint Cloud, MN

September 10 – Reif Performing Arts Center – Grand Rapids, MN

September 11 – Pablo Center at the Confluence – Eau Claire, WI

September 15 – City Winery Philadelphia – Philadelphia, PA

September 16 – City Winery Boston – Boston, MA

September 17 – City Winery New York – New York, NY

November 19 – Edwin J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall – Akron, OH

November 26 – Lone Tree Arts Center – Lone Tree, CO

January 13-20 – Sandy Beaches Cruise 2024 – Fort Lauderdale, FL

February 8 – Fred Kavli Theatre (with Bobby Rush) – Thousand Oaks, CA

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