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Dellie Norton

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Dellie Norton

Dellie Norton has been played on NTS in shows including Death Is Not The End, featured first on 18 November 2017. Songs played include Early, Early In The Spring and The Silk Merchant's Daughter.

Dellie Norton sang the old, unaccompanied ballads and love songs passed down from her family and other members of her Blue Ridge Mountain community; in her own 91 years, she helped spread the songs to younger generations and gained national recognition as a ballad singer. Her singing style featured elaborate and spontaneous ornamentation, highlighted by vocal hiccups and elongated notes; her repertoire consisted largely of English and Scottish ballads like "The…

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Early, Early In The Spring
Dellie Norton
Rounder Records1974
Early, Early In The Spring
Dellie NortonRounder Records1974
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The Silk Merchant's Daughter
Dellie Norton
Rounder Records1995
The Silk Merchant's Daughter
Dellie NortonRounder Records1995
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