My Record Will Be There / Amazing Grace

Created by
Apollo Records, American, 1944 - 1962
Recorded by
Dixie Hummingbirds, American, founded 1928
Tucker, Ira Sr., American, 1925 - 2008
Davis, James Bodie, American, 1916 - 2007
Bobo, Willie, American, 1934 - 1983
Thompson, Beachy, American, 1915 - 1994
Medium
plastic (possibly polyvinyl chloride);
ink on paper
Dimensions
Diameter: 9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm)
Type
78 rpm records
Date
1946
Description
The Dixie Hummingbirds 78rpm, 10” record with the song “My Record Will Be There” backed with “Amazing Grace” and released by Apollo Records. The record is made of plastic and has teal paper labels with the Apollo logo, a drawing of Apollo, and the song titles.
Topic
African American
Gospel (Music)
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Ira Tucker, Jr. of the Dixie Hummingbirds
Object number
2013.13.32
Restrictions & Rights
© Apollo Records Inc. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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