Arthur Prysock / Ira Tucker

Arthur Prysock / Ira Tucker (HMQZT)

Location: Spartanburg, SC 29306 Spartanburg County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 56.917', W 81° 56.083'

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Arthur Prysock
Arthur Prycock was a prolific jazz crooner born in Spartanburg. Getting his start with Buddy Johnson's jazz orchestra in 1944, Prysock's rich baritone voice found its way onto nearly 60 albums.

A highly adaptable performer, his popular recordings included blues tunes, jazz standards, a disco hit ("When Love is New") and even the iconic 1970s Lowenbrau beer jingle.

Ira Tucker
Ira Tucker was the lead singer of the groundbreaking, Grammy-winning gospel singing group the Dixie Hummingbirds, a job he held from 1938 until his death in 2008.

Born in Spartanburg, Tucker was a powerful vocalist and high-energy performer who has been widely credited with inspiring later secular artists ranging from the Temptations to James Brown.
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: Spartanburg Music Trail series
Year Placed2011
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 6:32am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 414650 N 3867743
Decimal Degrees34.94861667, -81.93471667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 56.917', W 81° 56.083'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 56' 55.02" N, 81° 56' 4.98" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 194 W Main St, Spartanburg SC 29306, US
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