Paul Williams and the Victory Trio - What a Journey
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What a Journey (Rebel, 2008)

Paul Williams and the Victory Trio

Reviewed by Dr. Bobby Jones

God put us all here for a reason. He surely must have sent Paul Williams to sing as Williams has now sung his wonderful clear tenor voice for more than a half century. In the 50s, Jimmy Martin said Paul Williams was one of his favorite tenor singers. Time has not diminished the quality of his remarkable voice - still clear, strong and distinctive and unchanged by time.

Williams is a blessing. He sings of his Savior, and he ministers to us in song. His mandolin is of tone and timing rather than hot licks and suits his style to perfection - pure, sincere, old fashioned honest bluegrass gospel.

The Victory Trio - Dan Moneyhun on guitar and lead vocals, Adam Winstead of rhythm guitar, Jerry Keys on banjo, Susie Keys on acoustic and Keith Williams on fiddle - is a solid group of pickers and singers with their harmony work particularly outstanding.

What a journey it has been for Williams as he sings in the opening "Back in the Old Home." The title is so apropos. Timeless music.


CDs by Paul Williams and the Victory Trio

Just a Little Closer Home, 2010 What a Journey, 2008 Where No One Stands Alone, 2007


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