The Dixie Hummingbirds

The Dixie Hummingbirds

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The Dixie Hummingbirds
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Legendary 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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The Dixie Hummingbirds Discography

Albums

The Dixie Hummingbirds A Christian Testimonial (Album, Comp) Peacock Records US 1959 Sell This Version
PLP 108 The Dixie Hummingbirds In The Morning(LP, Album) Peacock Records PLP 108 US 1962 Sell This Version
PLP-115 The Dixie Hummingbirds Prayer For Peace(LP, Album, Mono) Peacock Records PLP-115 US 1964 Sell This Version
The Dixie Hummingbirds Every Day And Every Hour (Album) Peacock Records US 1965 Sell This Version
The Dixie Hummingbirds The Gentlemen Of Song (Album) Peacock Records US 1967 Sell This Version
PLP-178 The Dixie Hummingbirds We Love You Like A Rock(LP, Album) Peacock Records PLP-178 US 1973 Sell This Version
PLP - 59205 The Dixie Hummingbirds Who We Are(LP, Album) Peacock Records PLP - 59205 US 1974 Sell This Version
PLP-59226 The Dixie Hummingbirds Wonderful To Be Alive(LP, Album) Peacock Records PLP-59226 US 1976 Sell This Version
The Dixie Hummingbirds The Dixie Hummingbirds Live (Album) ABC Peacock US 1977 Sell This Version
Dixie Hummingbirds* Golden Flight (Album) ABC Records, Peacock Records US 1978 Sell This Version
The Dixie Hummingbirds Live In Concert (Album) Gospel Roots US 1979 Sell This Version
The Dixie Hummingbirds Moving On (Album) Gospel Roots US 1980 Sell This Version
The Dixie Hummingbirds Your Good Deeds (Album) MCA Records, Peacock Records US 1967 Sell This Version
AIR-10061 The Dixie Hummingbirds Mama "Dedicated To All The Mothers In The World(LP, Album) Gospel AIR Records & Tapes AIR-10061 1983 Sell This Version
MCA 28119 The Dixie Hummingbirds In These Changing Times(LP) MCA Records MCA 28119 US 1983 Sell This Version
AIR 10078 The Dixie Hummingbirds Smooth Sailing(LP, Album) Gospel AIR Records & Tapes AIR 10078 US 1984 Sell This Version
AIR 10121 The Dixie Hummingbirds Live In Philadelphia(LP, Album) Gospel AIR Records & Tapes AIR 10121 1987 Sell This Version
5141614612 The Dixie Hummingbirds Music In The Air - 70th Anniversary Celebration(CD, Album) House Of Blues 5141614612 Canada 1999 Sell This Version
The Dixie Hummingbirds Diamond Jubilation (Album) Rounder Records Corp., Treasure Records US 2003 Sell This Version
FRC208 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
PL-59217, MCA-28093 The Dixie Hummingbirds Thanks To Thee(LP) ABC Peacock, MCA Records PL-59217, MCA-28093 US Unknown Sell This Version
HOB 296 The Dixie Hummingbirds, The Angelic Gospel Singers The Dixie Hummingbirds, The Angelic Gospel Singers - Move On Up A Little Higher(LP) HOB HOB 296 US Unknown Sell This Version
MCA-28026, PLP-153 The Dixie Hummingbirds The Gentlemen Of Song(LP, Album) MCA Records, Peacock Records MCA-28026, PLP-153 US Unknown Sell This Version
PLP 169 The Dixie Hummingbirds Ye Shall Know The Truth(12", Album) Peacock Records PLP 169 USA & Canada Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

4-6858 The Angelic Gospel Singers & The Dixie Humming Birds* The Angelic Gospel Singers & The Dixie Humming Birds* - One Day / Today(7", Single) Okeh 4-6858 US 1952 Sell This Version

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