KEN WILL MORTON is a wonderful singer/songwriter from Athens, GA and is one of the most interesting lyricists out there today. His music is rock with elements of Americana, roots, folk and blues.
Ken Will’s song “Oh Lord” was recently prominently featured in the TV show The Deadliest Catch on the Discovery Channel. Check out the video:
He is an extremely engaging performer. In 2007, he was nominated for “Best Solo Performer” by the Flagpole Magazine. He has toured most parts of the U.S., opening for Edwin McCain, Dick Dale, Randall Bramblett, Tommy Stinson, Sugarland, & more. He has toured in Ireland, performed at South-by-Southwest, The Joshua Tree Music Festival, Ann Arbor Arts Festival, AthFest, and more.
With four releases under his belt, his music has been praised by No Depression, Harp, Paste Magazine, An Honest Tune, American Songwriter, Stomp & Stammer, Southeast Performer, Performing Songwriter, Relix and more.
On June 24 2008, Ken Will released two records on the newly formed Rara Avis Records: Devil In Me is a straight-out rock record, while Kickin’ Out The Rungs is more acoustic based and includes a song he co-wrote with Kristen Hall (ex-Sugarland). CD reviews have already been secured for Southeast Performer, Georgia Music Magazine, Vintage Guitar, and American Songwriter more.