'The Sweet Inspirations are the female backing vocals during all of Elvis' concerts in the 70s. This group is playing an important part in the music documentary 'This Time' that is in post-production. Original members Myrna Smyth and Estelle Brown and 'new' member Portia Griffin are followed by the cameras.
The highlight of their success was in the sixties and seventies. They were not only very popular as Elvis' backing vocals, Aretha Franklin and Dusty Springfield are some of the other famous artists that hired the Sweets during studio sessions.
Besides their career as backing vocals they were also very succesfull as a solo group. It is that part were the director puts his focus on in this documentary.