The Dixie Hummingbirds

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Gospel group founded in 1928 by 12 year old James Davis and his classmates. It became famous when Ira Tucker became its lead singer in 1938 and the group signed with Decca Records, ushering in the hard singing style of gospel music's 1940s and 1950s golden age. The group recorded a number of albums for Peacock Records in the 1950s and 1960s.

The group performed at the integrated jazz club Cafe Society in 1942, 1966 Newport Jazz Festival and backed up Paul Simon on his 1973 hit Loves Me Like A Rock.

Ira Tucker sang with the group unti he died in 2008 from heart disease but the "Birds" still perform with new members Tucker guided until his death.
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PLP-100 A Christian Testimonial — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds A Christian Testimonial (Album, Comp) Peacock Records PLP-100 US 1959 Sell This Version
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PLP 108 In The Morning — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds In The Morning (Album) Peacock Records PLP 108 US 1962 Sell This Version
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PLP-115 Prayer For Peace — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds Prayer For Peace (Album) Peacock Records PLP-115 US 1964 Sell This Version
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PLP 127 Every Day And Every Hour — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds Every Day And Every Hour (Album) Peacock Records PLP 127 US 1965 Sell This Version
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PLP-153 The Gentlemen Of Song — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds The Gentlemen Of Song (Album) Peacock Records PLP-153 US 1967 Sell This Version
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PLP-144 Your Good Deeds — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds Your Good Deeds (Album) Peacock Records PLP-144 US 1967 Sell This Version
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PLP 169 Ye Shall Know The Truth — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds Ye Shall Know The Truth (Album) Peacock Records PLP 169 US 1969 Sell This Version
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PLP-178 We Love You Like A Rock — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds We Love You Like A Rock (Album) Peacock Records PLP-178 US 1973 Sell This Version
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PLP - 59205 Who Are We  — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds Who Are We (Album) Peacock Records, ABC Peacock PLP - 59205 US 1974 Sell This Version
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PLP-59217 Thanks To Thee — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds Thanks To Thee (Album) ABC Peacock PLP-59217 US 1975 Sell This Version
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PLP-59226 Wonderful To Be Alive — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds Wonderful To Be Alive(LP, Album) Peacock Records PLP-59226 US 1976 Sell This Version
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PL 59231 The Dixie Hummingbirds Live — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds Live (Album) ABC Peacock PL 59231 US 1977 Sell This Version
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PY-59237 Golden Flight — The Dixie Hummingbirds Dixie Hummingbirds* Golden Flight (Album) ABC Records, Peacock Records PY-59237 US 1978 Sell This Version
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GR-5041 Live In Concert — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds Live In Concert (Album) Gospel Roots GR-5041 US 1979 Sell This Version
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GR-5050 Moving On — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds Moving On (Album) Gospel Roots GR-5050 US 1980 Sell This Version
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AIR-10061 Mama The Dixie Hummingbirds Mama "Dedicated To All The Mothers In The World(LP, Album) Gospel AIR Records & Tapes AIR-10061 1983 Sell This Version
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MCA 28119 In These Changing Times — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds In These Changing Times(LP) MCA Records MCA 28119 US 1983 Sell This Version
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AIR-10078 Smooth Sailing — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds Smooth Sailing (Album) Gospel AIR Records & Tapes AIR-10078 US 1984 Sell This Version
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AIR 10121 Live In Philadelphia — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds Live In Philadelphia (Album) Gospel AIR Records & Tapes AIR 10121 US 1987 Sell This Version
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AIR 10141 Our 60th — The Dixie Hummingbirds Dixie Hummingbirds* Our 60th(LP, Album) Gospel AIR Records & Tapes AIR 10141 US 1989 Sell This Version
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AIR 10184 In Good Health — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds In Good Health (Album) AIR Records & Tapes AIR 10184 US 1993 Sell This Version
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514161461 4 Music In The Air - 70th Anniversary Celebration — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds Music In The Air - 70th Anniversary Celebration (Album) House Of Blues 514161461 4 US 1999 Sell This Version
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FM5531 Move On Up A Little Higher — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds Move On Up A Little Higher (Album) HOB FM5531 US 2000 Sell This Version
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116 61 2181-2 Diamond Jubilation: 75th Anniversary — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds Diamond Jubilation: 75th Anniversary (Album) Rounder Records, Treasure Records 116 61 2181-2 US 2003 Sell This Version
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FRC208 The Dixie Hummingbirds & the Little Wonders — The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds & The Little Wonders The Dixie Hummingbirds & The Little Wonders - The Dixie Hummingbirds & the Little Wonders(CD, Album) Field Recorders' Collective FRC208 US 2007 Sell This Version