SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — His voice sang of summer breezes and hummingbirds in the 1970’s.

Jim Seals, one half of the hit making light rock duo Seals and Crofts has passed away.

Seals, who was born in Sidney, Texas teamed up fellow Texan Dash Crofts in the 1950’s. They moved to California where they wrote songs for other artists before they started having hits of their own beginning with Summer Breeze in 1972.

They followed that up with “Hummingbird”, “Diamond Girl”, “We May Never Pass This Way Again” and “Get Closer”.

Jim Seals was 80 years old.

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