Real Name:
William Alvin Moss, Sr.
Profile:
American gospel music singer, songwriter, producer, keyboardist, and label owner, active from the 1960s to 1980s. Born in Selma, Alabama in 1931, died in 2007. Married to gospel singer Essie Moss, brother of gospel singer Mattie Moss Clark, father of Bill Moss Jr. and James Moss (2) and uncle to The Clark Sisters. Prior to 1960, Bill moved to Boston, MA, and sang lead for The Bibletone Gospel Singers. He then formed The Celestials (2). In 1963 he moved to Detroit, MI where he met and married Essie Moss (née Coleman), who was already an established gospel singer in the Detroit area before joining the Celestials. He recorded widely on Savoy Records, Jewel Records (3), Gospel Record Co., Malaco Records, Westbound Records, and Atlanta International Records, in addition to founding his own label Bilesse. He was inducted into the International Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2004.

For the Recording Engineer who worked at Nola Recording Studios, please use Bill Moss (2).
For the Soul singer and Owner of the Capsoul label, please use Bill Moss (6).
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1096 Just The Two Of Us / God Has Been So Good — Bill Moss Bill Moss And The Celestials (2) Bill Moss And The Celestials (2) - Just The Two Of Us / God Has Been So Good Gospel Record Co. 1096 US 1964 Sell This Version
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1 Why Are You Blowing My Mind / I Can't Get Right — Bill Moss The Fabulous Peps I Can't Get Right The Fabulous Peps - Why Are You Blowing My Mind / I Can't Get Right (Single) Premium Stuff 1 US 1967 Sell This Version
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5 I'll Shed No Tears — Bill Moss Dee Edwards Dee Edwards - I'll Shed No Tears Premium Stuff 5 US 1968 Sell This Version
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MG-3088 Hello Sunshine — Bill Moss Jessy Dixon And The Chicago Community Choir I've Already Been To The Water (as W. Moss) Jessy Dixon And The Chicago Community Choir - Hello Sunshine(LP, Album) Gospel (6) MG-3088 US 1969 Sell This Version
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BLPS 19024 Teegarden & Van Winkle — Bill Moss Teegarden & Van Winkle Everything Is Going To Be Alright Teegarden & Van Winkle - Teegarden & Van Winkle (Album) Bellaphon BLPS 19024 Germany 1970 Sell This Version
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BM 351 Solid Rock — Bill Moss Bill Moss And The Celestials (2) With The Mt. Carmel C.O.G.I.C. Choir Of Chester, PA. Bill Moss And The Celestials (2) With The Mt. Carmel C.O.G.I.C. Choir Of Chester, PA. - Solid Rock(LP, Album) Bilesse BM 351 US 1970 Sell This Version
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MG-14260 Amazing Grace — Bill Moss James Cleveland* And The Southern California Community Choir I've Already Been To The Water (as William Moss) James Cleveland* And The Southern California Community Choir - Amazing Grace (Album) Savoy Records MG-14260 US 1970 Sell This Version
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W-171 Everything Is Going To Be Alright / You Do — Bill Moss Teegarden And Van Winkle* Everything Is Going To Be Alright (as B. Moss) Teegarden And Van Winkle* - Everything Is Going To Be Alright / You Do (Single) Westbound Records W-171 US 1970 Sell This Version
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W-168 Everything Is Going To Be Alright — Bill Moss Bill Moss And The Celestials (2) Bill Moss And The Celestials (2) - Everything Is Going To Be Alright(7") Westbound Records W-168 US 1970 Sell This Version
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W 184 We Shall Be Free / Hard Times — Bill Moss Bill Moss And The Celestials (2) Bill Moss And The Celestials (2) - We Shall Be Free / Hard Times Westbound Records W 184 US 1971 Sell This Version
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TE 20038 Everything Is Going To Be Alright / Black And White — Bill Moss Assemblage Everything Is Going To Be Alright Assemblage - Everything Is Going To Be Alright / Black And White(7", Single) Tecla TE 20038 Portugal 1971 Sell This Version
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W 196 Doin' My Job For Jesus (Workin' On A Building) — Bill Moss Bill Moss & The Celestials* Bill Moss & The Celestials* - Doin' My Job For Jesus (Workin' On A Building)(7", Single) Westbound Records W 196 US 1972 Sell This Version
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GTS-2701 The Rance Allen Group — Bill Moss The Rance Allen Group Everything Is Gonna Be Alright The Rance Allen Group - The Rance Allen Group (Album) Gospel Truth Records GTS-2701 US 1972 Sell This Version
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822V-3874 A Wedding Present From Cherie & Jim Schwall — Bill Moss Cherie* & Jim Schwall Everything Is Going To Be All Right Cherie* & Jim Schwall - A Wedding Present From Cherie & Jim Schwall(LP) Not On Label 822V-3874 US 1973 Sell This Version
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W 41 Look For A Miracle / What More Can He Do — Bill Moss Bill Moss & The Celestials (2) What More Can He Do and 1 more… Bill Moss & The Celestials (2) - Look For A Miracle / What More Can He Do(7", Single) Westbound Records W 41 US 1974 Sell This Version
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BM 356 Mattie Moss Clark Presents The Clark Sisters — Bill Moss The Clark Sisters The Clark Sisters - Mattie Moss Clark Presents The Clark Sisters(LP, Album) Bilesse BM 356 US 1974 Sell This Version
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W 44 Lord Help Me To Hold Out / Thank You Jesus — Bill Moss Bill Moss And The Celestials (2) Bill Moss And The Celestials (2) - Lord Help Me To Hold Out / Thank You Jesus(7") Westbound Records W 44 US 1974 Sell This Version
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LPS 0112 I Don't Want To Do Wrong — Bill Moss Bill Moss And The Celestials (2) Bill Moss And The Celestials (2) - I Don't Want To Do Wrong(LP) Jewel Records (3) LPS 0112 US 1975 Sell This Version
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JEWEL 248 Gone At Last / As I Look Back — Bill Moss Bill Moss And The Celestials (2) As I Look Back (as B.Moss) Bill Moss And The Celestials (2) - Gone At Last / As I Look Back Jewel Records (3) JEWEL 248 US 1975 Sell This Version
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LPS 0121 Mother Of My Children — Bill Moss Bill Moss & The Celestials (2) Bill Moss & The Celestials (2) - Mother Of My Children(LP) Jewel Records (3) LPS 0121 US 1976 Sell This Version
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JEWEL 265 I'm Going Up Yonder — Bill Moss Bill Moss & The Celestials (2) Bill Moss & The Celestials (2) - I'm Going Up Yonder(7") Jewel Records (3) JEWEL 265 US 1978 Sell This Version
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BM-026 When Teddy Bear Took His Last Ride — Bill Moss Bill Moss Jr. And James Moss* Bill Moss Jr. And James Moss* - When Teddy Bear Took His Last Ride(7", Promo) Bilesse BM-026 US 1980 Sell This Version
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GT-44001 Our Best To You — Bill Moss Various Everything Is Gonna Be Alright Various - Our Best To You(2xLP, Comp) Gospel Truth Records GT-44001 US 1980 Sell This Version
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LP 362, BM 362 Love And Care — Bill Moss Missionary Essie Moss* Missionary Essie Moss* - Love And Care(LP) Bilesse, Bilesse LP 362, BM 362 US 1981 Sell This Version
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LPS 0165, LPS-0165 Come On The Lord's Side — Bill Moss Bill Moss And The Celestials (2) Bill Moss And The Celestials (2) - Come On The Lord's Side(LP, Album) Jewel Records (3), Jewel Records (3) LPS 0165, LPS-0165 US 1981 Sell This Version

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February 19, 2017
Bell/Capsoul Records Bill Moss and Jewel Records Bill Moss are not the same person.

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