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Karen Dalton

Karen Dalton artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Interviews & Profiles

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July 12, 2008 Years after her death, the elusive singer with the haunting blues wail has never been more popular.

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June 18, 2008 In a 1963 home recording, Dalton infuses "In the Evening" with bluesy, woozy weariness.

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November 15, 2006 Karen Dalton gives the traditional lament "Katie Cruel" its definitive reading.

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August 23, 2006 It's stupefying that Karen Dalton remains, even in this crate-digging age, largely unknown.

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June 18, 2008 In a 1963 home recording, Dalton infuses "In the Evening" with bluesy, woozy weariness.

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November 15, 2006 Karen Dalton gives the traditional lament "Katie Cruel" its definitive reading.

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In My Own Time

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  • Album: In My Own Time
  • Artist: Karen Dalton
  • Label: Light in the Attic
  • Released: 1971
 

Green Rocky Road

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  • Album: Green Rocky Road
  • Artist: Karen Dalton
  • Label: Delmore Recordings
  • Released: 2008
 

It's So Hard to Tell Who's Going to Love You the Best

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  • Album: It's So Hard to Tell Who's Going to Love You the Best
  • Artist: Karen Dalton
 

It's So Hard to Tell Who's Going to Love You the Best

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  • Album: It's So Hard to Tell Who's Going to Love You the Best
  • Artist: Karen Dalton
  • Label: Megaphone
  • Released: 1969
 

In My Own Time [Bonus Tracks]

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  • Album: In My Own Time [Bonus Tracks]
  • Artist: Karen Dalton
  • Label: Indie
  • Released: 2007