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James A. Walker
Birth: Apr. 13, 1928
Death: Oct. 30, 1992

Gospel Singer. He was a member of the famed gospel singing quartet, The Dixie Hummingbirds. Walker joined the quartet in 1952 and stayed until his death in 1992. As a member, he distinguished himself as part of the group through his vocal talents. Together with such gospel musical talents as Willie Bobo, Howard Carroll, Ira Tucker, James B. Davis, the late Beachy Thompson, and Paul Owens, he led the Dixie Hummingbirds through some of gospel music's greatest recordings including "Let's Go Out To The Programs", and "Nobody Know's The Trouble I See." They are best known for their background vocal activity throughout the 1970s and 1980s. Walker himself, is also noted for his work with The Highway Q.C.'s, The Golden Gate Quartet, The Harmonizing Four, and The Southern Sons. As a composer, his credited work includes the recordings, "Touch Me Lord", and "Let Us Praise", among several others. A veteran of the Korean War, Walker served in the United States Army. (bio by: K) 
 
Burial:
Lincoln Cemetery
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Tiger Annex,4B, #4 (across the street on left roadside)
 
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Mar 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18519636
James A. Walker
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James A. Walker
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James A. Walker
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