Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, Mavis Staples, Isaac
Hayes and others make guest appearances on Music in the Air, a new album
marking the 70th anniversary of gospel group the Dixie Hummingbirds,
according to a press release issued by House of Blues Music. The album, which is set for
release Aug. 10, offers Simon performing a new version of his 1973 song "Love Me Like
a Rock," on which the Hummingbirds sang backup. Wonder contributes a version of
"Have a Talk With God." The Dixie Hummingbirds were formed in 1928; two of the
surviving members are still performing.