By Chris Willman
September 13, 2002 at 04:00 AM EDT

Higher Ground (Music -The Blind Boys of Alabama)

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Gospel’s revered growlers meet ”sacred steel” wunderkind Robert Randolph’s band in a match made in septuagenarian/twentysomething heaven. Only occasionally do the contemporary quasi-spiritual song choices get a little too obvious (”People Get Ready”), and if the older hymns are generally superior, Ground peaks with the Stevie Wonder-bred title track, wherein the Boys don’t sound a day under 70, yet just — improbably

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