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Stephen Wilson Jr

Stephen Wilson Jr

“Stephen Wilson Jr. is a singer/songwriter from rural Southern Indiana. Wilson was raised by a single father who was a boxer and had him boxing from age 7 through adulthood as a Golden Gloves finalist. Wilson, a self-taught guitarist moved to Nashville to pursue a degree in Microbiology at MTSU. There he started indie rock band AutoVaughn after finishing his degree, where Wilson toured for over 5 years & co-wrote songs as lead guitarist until his creative focus turned more to songwriting & singing. After the band, Wilson relied back on his education working years as an R&D Scientist until signing a publishing deal with BMG Nashville in Aug 2016, where he's currently building his catalogue. He’s had his songs recorded by Tim McGraw, Trace Adkins, Chase Bryant, Mackenzie Porter, Sixpence None the Richer & Leigh Nash. Wilson almost always plays a late-70's gut-string acoustic and some of his main influences are Willie Nelson, Kurt Cobain, John Mellencamp, Bruce Springsteen, The National, Glen Campbell & Randy Travis.