Shuckin’ Sugar is a terrific time capsule, with a young Karen Dalton sounding already close to fully formed, her unmistakable vocals bolstering a selection of trad tunes. Her partner throughout is Richard Tucker and the duo’s harmonies run deep, finding the raw Appalachian vibes necessary to pull this kind of music off successfully.
Rare footage of Karen Dalton live at the Golden Rose Pop Festival in Montreux in 1971. Backed up by a sympathetic band for a four-song set, this 14-minute video reveals just what a tragedy it is that live K.D. footage is so rare.
The first time you hear her voice, you’ll know what I mean. Karen’s is a voice with “whoa” factor. She has been lauded by the likes of Bob Dylan, Fred […]
Greenwich Village folker Karen Dalton’s 1969 debut, It’s So Hard To Tell Who’s Going To Love You The Best , has been reissued for the first time (and on 180g vinyl) by the folks over at Light In The Attic Records . In 2006 the label reissued Dalton’s […]