The year was 1952. The city was Detroit, Michigan. Isaiah “Lil Shot” Jones, Wilson DeShields and Leo Coney decided to form a gospel quartet group. They would come to be known as The Violinaires. From this humble beginning the world was introduced to the greatest gospel group to sing God’s praises. Known for their high falsetto background and lead singers, the group would make an indubitable mark on gospel music. read more. . .