The Best of the Dixie Hummingbirds

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The Dixie Hummingbirds are generally regarded as one of the finest gospel groups in history, and the material showcased on The Best of the Dixie Hummingbirds proves why. Culled from the group's '50s and '60s recordings for Peacock, the compilation contains 12 terrific songs -- including "Let's Go Out to the Programs," "Thank You for One More Day," "What a Friend," "Bedside of a Neighbor," "The Old Time Way," and "Our Prayer for Peace" -- all of which are given astonishing, moving performances by the Hummingbirds. Throughout their long career, the Hummingbirds rarely gave anything less than impressive performances, but this remains one of the very best portraits ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The Dixie Hummingbirds are generally regarded as one of the finest gospel groups in history, and the material showcased on The Best of the Dixie Hummingbirds proves why. Culled from the group's '50s and '60s recordings for Peacock, the compilation contains 12 terrific songs -- including "Let's Go Out to the Programs," "Thank You for One More Day," "What a Friend," "Bedside of a Neighbor," "The Old Time Way," and "Our Prayer for Peace" -- all of which are given astonishing, moving performances by the Hummingbirds. Throughout their long career, the Hummingbirds rarely gave anything less than impressive performances, but this remains one of the very best portraits of the superior gospel sextet.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/1/1995
  • Label: Mca Special Products
  • UPC: 076742204327
  • Catalog Number: 22043
  • Sales rank: 50,175

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Dixie Hummingbirds Primary Artist
James "Thunderbird" Davis Vocals
Howard Carroll Guitar
Paul Owens Vocals
Ira Tucker Vocals
James Walker Vocals
William Bobo Vocals
Technical Credits
Ira Tucker Composer
Rev. Thomas A. Dorsey Composer
Todd Park Mohr Composer
Traditional Composer
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