Down in New Orleans

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Down in New Orleans
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Studio album by The Blind Boys of Alabama
Released January 29, 2008 (2008-01-29)
Genre Gospel
Length 42:04
Label Time-Life
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Down in New Orleans is a gospel album by The Blind Boys of Alabama, released in 2008. It won Best Traditional Gospel Album at the 51st Grammy Awards. At the Dove Awards of 2009, the album won Traditional Gospel Album of the Year, and the track Free at Last won Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year.

Down in New Orleans debuted on the New Zealand Album Charts at #33 on April 13, 2009.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Free At Last" - 3:32
  2. "Let's Make a Better World" - 3:19
  3. "How I Got Over" - 5:03
  4. "You Got to Move" - 3:35
  5. "Across the Bridge" - 3:41
  6. "You Better Mind" - 3:49
  7. "Down by the Riverside" - 3:51
  8. "If I Could Help Somebody" - 2:28
  9. "Uncloudy Day" - 2:55
  10. "A Prayer" - 3:30
  11. "I've Got a Home" - 2:51
  12. "I'll Fly Away" - 3:30


The album won a Dove Award for Traditional Gospel Album of the Year at the 40th GMA Dove Awards.[2]