Bill Pinkney & The Original Drifters
Bill Pinkney drifted as a Drifter for over 43 years. He was a Rock-N-Roll Hall of Fame Member. As the last living original member of the classic R & B group, Pinkney and his sounds have been welcomed worldwide. He made his last musical home in Mississippi. Pinkney & The Original Drifters released the group's first gospel album "Peace in the Valley" on the Blackberry Records label, owned by The Williams Brothers. They also produced "Peace in the Valley." The album features guest vocals by The Williams Brothers and The Temptations' lead singer Ali-Ollie Woodson, Pinkney's Godson. The gospel record carries contemporary and traditional songs of faith and also features "America, the Beautiful".