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May 17, 2002

THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA PRESENT FREE GOSPEL CONCERT AT LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Public Service Announcement: 45 SECONDS

THE GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING "BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA" BRING THEIR SPECIAL BRAND OF GOSPEL MUSIC TO THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, FOR A FREE NOONTIME CONCERT ON THE STEPS OF THE THOMAS JEFFERSON BUILDING, LOCATED AT FIRST AND INDEPENDENCE S.E.

WITH LEAD SINGER CLARENCE FOUNTAIN, THE BLIND BOYS OFFER A UNIQUE BLEND OF CLASSIC GOSPEL TUNES AND CONTEMPORARY SECULAR MUSIC THAT PROMPTED PEOPLE MAGAZINE TO SAY, "THE BLIND BOYS WILL MAKE EVEN NON-BELIEVERS SAY HALLELUJAH!"

IN CASE OF RAIN, THE CONCERT WILL BE HELD IN THE JEFFERSON BUILDING'S COOLIDGE AUDITORIUM. A LIVE CYBERCAST OF THE CONCERT WILL BE AVAILABLE AT WWW.LOC.GOV/TODAY/CYBERLC.

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PR 02-075
05/17/02
ISSN 0731-3527

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