Dulcie Taylor and Friends
Mesa/Bluemoon Recordings
by David McGee

Appearing on The Elite Half Hundred of 2014 at Deep Roots Magazine

#27 Only Worn One Time
for deeprootsmag.org
image11It’s already been a good year for singer-songwriter Dulcie Taylor, seeing as how she’s won her second consecutive New Times Music Award as Best Songwriter 2014. How appropriate, given the finely etched songs on her fifth album, Only Worn One Time, replete with reflections on mortality, heartbreak, self-reliance, self-doubt, commitment and similar weighty topics relevant to the real world on a daily basis. Continue reading

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2014 Best Songwriter

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Dulcie Taylor won the New Times Music Award for Best Songwriter 2014. She took home the same award last year, 2013. Here is a picture of the two “Newties” as they are called, side-by-side. The “Newtie” is 10 pounds of solid bronze in the shape of a microphone and is made of metal reclaimed from decommissioned weapon systems.

Cover_Art_1000x1000Dulcie Taylor – Only Worn One Time
*** (out of 4 stars)
Label: Mesa/Bluemoon Records
by Greg Victor for parkbench.com

Singer-songwriter Dulcie Taylor creates unforgettable atmospheres with her music. She brings life to characters and let’s us in on their points of view. It is storytelling at its most enthralling. Her new album, Only Worn One Time, is full of hypnotic songs that pull you in with every perfectly chosen lyric. Continue reading

BY JOE PAYNE
Santa Maria Sun
August 13th, 2014, in the Santa Maria Sun – Volume 15, Issue 23

image20Making new music that sounds familiar and comfortable to listeners is a difficult task, but South Carolina-born singer-songwriter Dulcie Taylor meets the challenge with a calm reserve. After just one listen of Taylor’s newest album, it’s obvious that Taylor has
friends who can play multiple instruments and write songs as well as the seasoned, country-influenced Taylor can. Only Worn One Time, recorded with Mesa/Bluemoon Recordings in Paso Robles, doesn’t list Taylor as the sole artist, but credits Dulcie Taylor and Friends. Continue reading

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