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The Inspirationals (1958-present)
Bob Wills Sr. owned and managed The Inspirationals Quartet in Fort Worth, Texas. Mr. Wills was a cousin to the popular country artist who shared his name. Some of the group members who passed through The Inspirationals Quartet included future Imperials and Gaither Vocal Band tenor Jim Murray, future Perfect Heart and Freedom Quartet lead singer Dale Shipley, future Imperials and Gaither Vocal Band singer Gary McSpadden, and bass singer Big John Hall. For many years, the group was billed as "Bob Wills & The Inspirationals."
The Inspirationals name lay dormant for a number of years as Bob Wills Jr. traveled with his wife and other family members as The Wills Family. In 2017, The Inspirationals Quartet name was revived with members including keyboard player Bob Wills Jr. (aka "Bobby"), bass Don Wills (bass), baritone Ron Wills, lead Ralph Green, and tenor Dan Keeton.
???? The Light Of The Day Sword And Shield Records/LPM-4004): The Light Of The Day; It's Different Now; When He Reached Down His Hand For Me; I Know He Heard My Prayer; I Need Thee; Ten Thousand Angels; Teach Me Lord To Wait; I'll Meet You In The Morning; He's All I Need; Wonderful Savior; He Set Me Free; How Great Thou Art (Roger McDuff, Jory Waldon, Bobby Wills, John Hall, Jimmy Doane).