Author Thomas A. Dorsey (Georgia Tom) used elements of the spiritual We Shall Walk Thru The Valley Of Peace and wrote Peace In The Valley especially for Mahalia Jackson, who never recorded it.
Red Foley [n°5 C&W; first million selling gospel song; sang it on Hank Williams' funeral]
Soul Stirrers [with new recruit Sam Cooke]
Sister Rosetta Tharpe [with the Anita Kerr Singers]
Elvis Presley [also recorded Dorsey's Take My Hand Precious Lord (see there)]