ben harper – there will be a light

There Will Be A Light — Ben Harper with the Blind Boys Of Alabama

Wikipedia says: Benjamin Chase “Ben” Harper (born October 28, 1969) is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Harper plays an eclectic mix of blues, folk, soul, reggae and rock music and is known for his guitar-playing skills, vocals, live performances, and activism.  […]

 

There Will Be a Light is a gospel album by Ben Harper and The Blind Boys of Alabama, released in 2004. This album would go on to pick up a Grammy award for Best Gospel album while Harper would also win a Grammy for the track, 11th Commandment.

 

Wikipedia also says: The Blind Boys of Alabama are a five-time Grammy Award winning gospel group who first sang together in 1939. The Blind Boys have toured for seven decades, and created an extensive discography.

 

The Blind Boys of Alabama sing mainly spiritually uplifting songs, as well as giving encouragement to those with disabilities. In the words of one of the group’s blind members, Ricky Mckinnie, “Our disability doesn’t have to be a handicap. It’s not about what you can’t do. It’s about what you do. And what we do is sing good gospel music.”

 

Album there will be a light
Released 2004