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Karen J. Dalton (born Karen J. Cariker (July 19, 1937 - March 19, 1993) was an American singer and banjo player associated with the early 1960s Greenwich Village folk music scene, particularly with Fred Neil and The Holy Modal Rounders as well as Bob Dylan.

Dalton, whose heritage was Cherokee, was born Karen J. Cariker in Enid, Oklahoma. Her bluesy, world-weary voice is often compared to that of iconic singer Billie Holiday. She sang blues, folk, , pop… read more

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  • Strange voice, but I like that <3
  • she had one of the best voices of any folk artist ever, definitely the best female voice. just a dazzling performer.
  • gushing wind in the sunny afternoon..
  • love <3
  • dammit what a voice dammit
  • Love at first listen. ♥
  • “watch out for flying picks.”
  • what an romantic atmosphere

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