28 Mar 2020

Jimmy Carter of The Blind Boys of Alabama

From RNZ Music, 12:00 pm on 28 March 2020

The Blind Boys of Alabama are a remarkable group of singers born, poor, black and blind in the rural South of 1937. At this year's WOMAD Festival Trevor Reekie spoke to founding member Jimmy Carter, now eighty eight years old and as charismatic as ever.

The Blind Boys of Alabama (Jimmy Carter centre)

The Blind Boys of Alabama (Jimmy Carter centre) Photo: supplied

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