The Swan Silvertones Similar Artists

Mahalia Jackson - 98% 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

LaShun Pace - 94% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel
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Mississippi Mass Choir - 94% 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

The Golden Gate Quartet - 91% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Blues Christian & Gospel Jazz
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The Dixie Hummingbirds - 90% 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

Sister Rosetta Tharpe - 85% 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

Walter Hawkins - 64% 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

Shirley Caesar - 62% 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 - 55% 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

The Williams Brothers - 49% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This gospel group was organized by Leon Williams in 1960 when they were known as the Little Williams Brothers, a name later changed to the Sensational Williams Brothers and then simply the Williams Brothers. All the Williams Brothers were born in Smithdale, Mississippi, USA, and all came from a religious background. They have been writing and arranging and producing their music Read more

Yolanda Adams - 49% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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27 August 1961, Houston, Texas, USA. One of the biggest stars of contemporary gospel music, Adams began her recording career in 1987. She had previously worked as a fashion model and a teacher before joining the Southeast Inspirational Choir as a soloist. She toured and recorded widely with the choir from the age of 13 onwards. During this time her talent was recognized by T Read more

The Winans - 46% 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

Tramaine Hawkins - 35% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel R&B / Soul
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CeCe Winans - 31% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Priscilla Winans, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Part of the famous Winans gospel clan, CeCe was the eighth of 10 children. She worked with her brother BeBe in the PTL Singers, before recording with him as the Grammy award-winning duo BeBe And CeCe Winans. The duo became highly influential figures in modern gospel, their blend of soulful vocals and modern swingbeat rhythms also pro Read more

Donnie McClurkin - 30% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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9 November 1959, Amityville, New York, USA. This bestselling gospel vocalist’s lifelong friendship with Andrae Crouch has informed his own exuberant style. McClurkin’s troubled childhood was redeemed by his strong faith, and his path in life was made clearer when he was introduced to Crouch at the age of 11 by his aunt Bea Carr, who sang backing vocals for the gosp Read more


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