Southern gospel group the Williams Brothers, alternately known as the Little Williams Brothers and the Sensational Williams Brothers, formed in the late '50s in the siblings' hometown of Smithdale, Mississippi. Inspired by fellow gospel groups like the Dixie Hummingbirds and the Mighty Clouds of Joy, the Williams Brothers were veteran performers by the time they released their first album, 1974's What's Wrong with People Today, for ABC Songbird. During the remainder of the '70s and throughout the '80s, the group released albums for labels like Savoy, Myrrh, and Malaco. Most of the sets either topped or came close to topping Billboard's gospel albums chart including 1985's Blessed, which hit number one.
In 1992, the group founded the Blackberry label, and their recording rate rapidly accelerated; from the early '90s through the ... Read Full Biography