Lily Wilson grew up on a ranch in an isolated valley near Napa, California. As she had no neighbors, she began entertaining herself and her family at a young age. She found inspiration in her parents record collection- Fleetwood Mac, Neil Young, The Beatles, and Janis Joplin made an early impression on her and she taught herself to sing and play. Her career writing and performing began when Lily moved to Spain at nineteen. While there she was greatly inspired by the Flamenco music she heard in the gypsy caves above the city, and she began performing on street corners and in tea shops all over Andalusia. Her first CD, Winter Song, was recorded in Hawaii, where she spent a year writing and recording with White Termite Records, an independent label on Maui. During this time, she collaborated with Adam Seymour, guitarist for The Pretenders, and Susie Hug, lead-singer of the Katydids, who both helped produce and co-write songs on the CD. She then moved to Los Angeles, where she wrote and recorded her second, self-titled C.D. with producer Jim West and Westernmost Music. Lily's recent solo travels through Chile and Argentina for three months with a backpacking guitar and lots of journals provided the inspiration for the 12 new songs (two in Spanish) which make up her third CD, 'Stargazer,' recorded in L.A. with producer/ Melissa Etheridge bassist, Mark Browne. Now based in Los Angeles, Lily performs all over the country, continues to write and record with Mark Browne, and has also been lending her voice to other artists' projects. She has sung background vocals for some of her heroes- Dolly Parton, Bonnie Raitt, Alison Krauss, Melissa Etheridge, and Kenny Loggins. In 2007, she won an L.A. Music Award for her song, 'A Little Life,' which is featured on her 4th independent release, 'The Right Time.'
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