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Sleepy Hollow celebrates the music of Karen Dalton

Karen Dalton | Photo by Elliott_Landy_| www.landyvision.com
Karen Dalton | Photo by Elliott Landy | www.landyvision.com

Of all the decisions made during the recording and release of Karen Dalton’s second album titling it In My Own Time was, in retrospect, the most apt. Take Dalton’s country-soul workout of Holland-Dozier-Holland’s “How Sweet it is (to be Loved by You)” and listen to it next to the haunting folk-informed pleas on her take of Richard Tucker’s “Are You Leaving for the Country” and try and figure out how they work together on the same album; they do. Continue reading →