Dellie Norton

    Top Songs

    The Silk Merchant's DaughterDellie Norton
    Young EmilyDellie Norton
    Early, Early In The SpringDellie Norton

    Similar Artists

      Popular On



        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 House Carpenter" ... Read more

        Chat About Dellie Norton