Elvis was on a 78 record  , crooning "Love Me Tender," and four-year-old Liz was cross-legged on Aunt Joan's mint green carpet staring straight at the turntable and singing along. In the old Hill house in Timmonsville, South Carolina, in every rambling room, there was a song.

Liz Wilkinson

Flash forward and here I am, singing with my own band, Wilkinson James, far from the rural Carolina south in Minneapolis, Minnesota, carrying on the family tradition. To take the deeper dive, click on any picture for story, video, music, more pictures.

The Hill Sisters

The Hill Sisters

It's in the blood... 

Joan Hill 1955

Joan Hill 1955

Liz Wilkinson 2015

Liz Wilkinson 2015