Bill Wilson, associate professor of philosophical theology at the University of Virginia, has inspired the name and recording One Town Away by the Sons of Bill. And, what a nice little package it is.
Full of folk and country leanings, James Wilson on lead vocals and guitar joins his band mates Seth Green on bass and Brian Caputo on drums to deliver a tight undercurrent of rhythm and blues shadings. Songs like "Going Home" and "The Rain" benefit from Sam Wilson’s lap steel guitar playing and Abe Wilson’s organic keyboard fills.
For a heaping helping of deep rooted Americana, one should steer no further than the downhome musings incorporated by the Wilson boys, aka Sons of Bill, and their stellar project One Town Away.
One Town Away is out now on Gray Fox Music.