Dulcie Taylor delivers an emotionally affecting new album

BY GLEN STARKEY
New Times SLO

Cover_Art_1000x1000When Dulcie Taylor speaks, there’s no hiding her South Carolina roots, reflected in both her drawling accent and her unrelenting southern charm. After establishing her singer-songwriter bonafides in the Washington D.C. area, she moved to SLO County a couple years ago and wasted no time immersing herself in our own local music scene, even while her previous three albums were enjoying radio play nationwide.

Last year she entered and won the New Times Music Awards “Best Songwriter” category and won with “Cigarette Smoke.” This year, she’s released her fourth album, Only Worn One Time, and it’s a stunner—11 tracks recorded locally at the Colorado Room in Atascadero and produced by George Nauful and Tyson Leonard, mixed by Keith Olsen, and released on Mesa/Bluemoon Records. Continue reading

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Posted 2018 April 28 by Donald Teplyske

Dulcie Taylor “Better Part of Me” / Black Iris Records

While California-based Dulcie Taylor’s music is new to this listener, the veteran singer-songwriter has numerous albums released over the past two decades. Taylor’s music reminds us of when we first heard Kimmie Rhodes, Shawn Colvin, and yes, even Lucinda Williams long ago. That Taylor isn’t the household name those artists are has nothing to do with the quality of her writing or singing. Continue reading

Hot Wax: Easter weekend 2018


Better Part Of Me starts at 22:45

  1. Hot Wax: Easter weekend 2018 John A. Kereiff 32:54

March 31, 2018 John A. Kereiff Podcast

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Dulcie Taylor performs songs from new album at Presqu’ile Winery in Santa Maria

By Joe Payne
March 28th, 2018, Santa Maria Sun – Volume 19, Issue 4

Singer/songwriter Dulcie Taylor has a sweet voice, but not sweet in a cotton candy kind of way. It’s more like a hickory-smoked barbecue sauce kind of sweet. Continue reading

Insightful Singer-Songwriter Dulcie Taylor Extends Rich Sound With ‘Better Part of Me’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

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March 14, 2018
by Jim Hynes

Dulcie Taylor has been making increasingly better records now for 18 years. This, her seventh, Better Part of Me, may be her best yet. Working with her long-time collaborator George Nauful, a multi-instrumentalist and terrific guitarist, along with 15 musicians across select tracks, including cellos and string orchestration factoring into the mix. Continue reading

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Chicago, IL – 03/14/18
by Chris Spector

BLACK IRIS RECORDS

DULCIE TAYLOR/Better Part of Me:

A delicious throwback to when singer/songwriters had to rock it up in order to get hot or go home but still keep it organic and real, this is Taylor with a solid triumph. Continue reading