The Restless Hillfillies are: Mary Z. Wilson, Rosie Tower and Karen Orser. They are joined instrumentalists extraordinaire: Barney Tower and Dan Wilson. Guest artists on ther album are Bill Flores and Mark Parson. This album is a wonderful collection of story songs about the pioneers of the Gold Coast of California. Each song has it's own unique personailty and a tale to tell. A labor of love and perseverance, this project has a rich local history. In 2002, the first song was written by Mary Z. Wilson and Daphne Jones about a friend's grandmother, a local rancher with a fascinating story. Turn Back the Pages; is an historical preservation project began a long journey of story gathering and songwriting. With stories from local old timers, historians, and internet research the project spread it's spread it's wings across Ventura County in search of the folktale, ghost story or famous incident. Turn Back the Pages has a forthcoming CD of 22-songs to be released in the future. The songs are already recorded and funds are being sought after to produce a top notch presentation with lyrics and local art. 2006... enter The Restless Hillfillies. Americana songwriter, Mary Z. Wilson, enlisted Rosie Tower and Karen Orser to join her on this journey. Barney Tower and Dan Wilson joined the ranks when the venue called for the top guns. The Restless Hillfillies CD is homespun: 11 songs with an honest approach of sweet harmonies and thoughtful arrangements. Mary Z. gathered the stories and wrote the lyrics. Melodies were written by Wilson, Barney Tower, Robb "Rabbit" Mackay, Chris Cairns, Rain Perry, Sus Corez and Daphne Jones. Producers Mary Z. Wilson, Barney Tower and Dan Wilson spent countless hours in their own studios, Petey's Clubhouse (Oak View) and R&B Studio (Meiners Oaks) to give life and credibility to these songs that were co-written by acclaimed Ventura County melody writers. Mixing was done by Martin Young at Music City Demos and mastering by Eric Uglum at New Wine Sound Studio and Audio Mastering Lab. CD Art direction by Barney Tower. Enter a fun musical voyage!