The inspiring story of deep friendships
and the power of music

to unite people across great divides

Praise for Bill and This Magic Moment

" I love that Bill is chronicling his friendships with Prentiss Barnes and Harvey Fuqua (both of The Moonglows) and Bill Pinkney (The Drifters), sharing his magic moments with them and other contemporaries. "

Mary Wilson

 Original member of The Supremes, and author of Dreamgirl: My Life as a Supreme and Supreme Glamour

" Wow! This book should be a movie! It’s a powerful story of love and brotherhood across the racial divide at a time when our nation needs healing as never before. "

Michael W. Smith 


" I never ceased to be amazed about what was unfolding in these moments Bill has experienced. Take the journey with him in this marvelous and exciting exposition of a faith filled musical adventure. "

Charles L. Overby 

Former CEO of Freedom Foundation, Newseum & Diversity Institute


"A deftly written, impressively informative, inherently fascinating, inspired and inspiring read from first page to last, "This Magic Moment: My Journey of Faith, Friends, and the Father's Love" is a 'must' for all Moonglow fans and is especially recommended for community and academic library 20th Century American Popular Music History collections."    



---Midwest Book Review---

About the Author

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William (Bill) H. Morris has lived a dream come true.

A lifelong resident of Jackson, Mississippi, Morris is the founder and president of The William Morris Group, an industry-leading insurance consulting and marketing firm. Because of his love for the R&B music of his youth, his ability to sincerely connect with people, and what he credits as divine leading, Morris developed​ deep friendships with members of two Rock and Roll Hall of Fame groups of the doo wop era, The Moonglows and The Original Drifters, which he shares in his book, ​This Magic Moment: My Journey of Faith, Friends, and the Father’s Love ​.  He has also published a coffee-table book, ​Ole Miss at Oxford: A Part of Our Heart and Soul ​. Morris and his wife, Camille, have been married for 47 years and have two grown daughters and five grandchildren. 

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This Magic Moment is also available as an Audiobook narrated by the author as only he can tell it.
9 hours, 39 minutes 

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