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The Dixie Hummingbirds - 100% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This gospel group, originally fronted by baritone James Davis, was formed in 1928 in Greenville, South Carolina, USA. In the 30s and 40s they sang hymns, spirituals and jubilees with little accompaniment except for their precise and warm harmonies. Baritone Ira Tucker (17 May 1925, Spartanburg, North Carolina, USA, d. 26 June 2008) joined the line-up in 1938, and was later e Read more

Mahalia Jackson - 51% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Big Band & Swing Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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16 October 1911, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 27 January 1972, Evergreen Park, Illinois, USA. For many commentators, Mahalia Jackson remains the definitive exponent of gospel music. At the age of four she sang at the Plymouth Rock Baptist Church and later joined the Mount Moriah Baptist Church junior choir. She mixed the singing styles of the Baptists with the Sanctified Read more

The Golden Gate Quartet - 43% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Blues Christian & Gospel Jazz
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Mississippi Mass Choir - 38% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This gospel choir was formed in 1988 by Frank Williams who was a member of the Jackson Southernaires and an executive of the gospel division of Malaco Records. The choir signed immediately to Malaco under the musical directorship of David R Curry. Serving God Through Song is the motto of the choir. The group’s first rehearsal was in 1988 followed by the release of their fi Read more

Sister Rosetta Tharpe - 34% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Blues Christian & Gospel
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Rosetta Nubin, 20 March 1915, Cotton Plant, Arkansas, USA, d. 9 October 1973, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. After first singing in a church choir, Tharpe quickly became a solo singer. In addition to her deeply held religious views, she was influenced by blues singers and musicians and took up the guitar to help broaden her repertoire. By the late 30s she was a popular per Read more

Shirley Caesar - 33% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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13 October 1938, Durham, North Carolina, USA. A deeply spiritual and affecting gospel singer, Caesar’s emotive vocals were first discovered in a church choir when she was 10 years old. Through her teenage years and early 20s she toured widely through the Carolinas and Virginia in the company of choirs such as the Dixie Hummingbirds, Gospel Harmonettes and Mahalia Jackso Read more

Ann Nesby - 25% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Joliet, Illinois, USA. Despite the fact that Nesby launched a successful solo career in the late 90s singing R&B-style tunes, her roots lay in gospel music. Both of Nesby’s parents were singers, but it was her mother who taught the youngster how to sing, leading to her debut at the Mount Zion Baptist Church at the age of three. Two years later, Nesby became the youn Read more

LaShun Pace - 25% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel
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The Edwin Hawkins Singers - 24% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1970s
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Ivory Joe Hunter - 23% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 October 1914, Kirbyville, Texas, USA, d. 8 November 1974, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Although Hunter was a well-known figure in Texas through his radio shows, it was not until the 40s, when he moved to the west coast, that his career flourished. He established his own record companies, Ivory and Pacific, recording on the former with Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers (the Ex Read more

Walter Hawkins - 23% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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18 May 1949, Oakland, California, USA. The brother of Edwin Hawkins, who enjoyed huge success with his hit single ‘Oh Happy Day’, Walter Hawkins is a gospel singer with strong family connections to the gospel tradition. In addition to Edwin, his wife Tramaine is a singer, as are his sisters Carole, Freddie and Lynette. He is the cousin of Shirley Miller, while his Read more

Percy Mayfield - 22% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Blues R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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12 August 1920, Minden, Louisiana, USA, d. 11 August 1984, Los Angeles, California, USA. A gifted performer, with a rich soulful voice, the Los Angeles-based Mayfield’s first success came in 1950 with ‘Please Send Me Someone To Love’ on the Specialty Records label. A massive US R&B hit, it reportedly sold well in excess of one million copies and became an Read more

The Harmonizing Four - 21% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel
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The Winans - 21% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Contemporary Christian music group formed by four brothers, Marvin, Carvin, Ronald (30 June 1956, Detroit, Michigan, USA, d. 17 June 2005, Detroit, Michigan, USA) and Michael Winans, from Detroit, Michigan, USA. The family has additionally produced two well-known solo/duo gospel performers, BeBe and CeCe Winans. After having sung in gospel choirs all their lives the brothers Read more

Marion Williams - 20% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal
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