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Lacy J. Dalton Celebrates 40th Anniversary Of Signature Hit “16th Avenue”

Lacy J. Dalton Recently Received Platinum Award for Duet with Willie Nelson on “Half Nelson” Album 

Upcoming Tour Dates & Tickets Available

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NASHVILLE, Tenn – Country hit-maker Lacy J. Dalton is celebrating the 40th Anniversary of her hit signature single “16th Avenue.” Written by Thom Schuyler (Dalton, Kenny Rogers, Michael Martin Murphy), the lyrics, ”God bless the boys who make the noise on 16th Avenue,” gave musical dreamers from around the world a true understanding of the music industry by showing them the significance of Nashville’s Music Row and that is where dreams could come true. Although things are different today, Lacy J. Dalton’s “16th Avenue” continues to offer hope to every songwriter or entertainer who has a dream of being heard and a place to go to chase it!

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“16th Avenue is widely considered to be my signature song, and I’m so honored and humbled to be the person who got to sing this great song all over the world – and people loved it,” shares Dalton.

Lacy J. Dalton (Photo 2911 Media)

Dalton continues to tour the United States, write songs and is currently working on an upcoming album to be released later this year. In October, she is scheduled to appear on the world-famous, Grand Ole Opry and receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2022 Josie Music Awards. She has recently been interviewed by NewsmaxABC’s Talk of AlabamaCowboys & IndiansThe Hollywood Times and included in Broadway World.

Upcoming Tour Dates:
SEP 24 – Private Event / Glenbrook, Nev.
OCT 21 – The Grand Ole Opry / Nashville, Tenn.
OCT 22 – Homestead Hall / Columbia, Tenn.
OCT 23 – The Josie Music Awards – The Grand Ole Opry House / Nashville, Tenn.
NOV 17 – Moe’s Alley / Santa Cruz, Calif.
NOV 19 – Hidden Valley Music Seminar / Monterey, Calif.
NOV 26 – Sutter Creek Theatre/ Sutter Creek, Calif.
DEC 03 – Private Event / Gold Hill, Nev.
DEC 09 – Yerington Theater / Yerington, Nev.
DEC 18 – Red Dog Saloon / Virginia City, Nev.
APR 14 – Montalvo Arts Center / Saratoga, Calif.
JUL 14 – Private Event / Reno, Nev.
OCT 22 – Music On The Divide / Georgetown, Calif.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit HERE.

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Dalton is the only female vocalist featured on Willie Nelson’s album, “Half Nelson” which reached Billboard’s Top 10 position. She recently received a Platinum award for the album on which she recorded her duet with Nelson, “Slow Movin’ Outlaw,” a classic Texas outlaw ballad. The album contains duets performed by Nelson along with other legendary artists and resulted in multiple hits including “Pancho and Lefty” with Merle Haggard, “Seven Spanish Angels” with Ray Charles, “To All The Girls I’ve Loved Before” with Julio Iglesias, as well as duets with George Jones, Hank Williams, Leon Russell and more. Dalton is honored to be recognized for her outstanding participation on the “Half Nelson” album!

Lacy J Dalton (Photo 2911 Media)

While celebrating these milestones in her career, Dalton also hit the 40th anniversary of her million air-play song, “Everybody Makes Mistakes” and recently released an acoustic video of the 1981 single. From her album “Takin’ It Easy”, the song reached number 5 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. The emotional tune was co-written by Dalton and producer Billy Sherrill and has remained a fan favorite over the years, and is reputedly the most played song of hers in the USA. Dalton channeled the heartfelt sentiments that we all face throughout life when it comes to all decisions, good or bad. The acoustic version of “Everybody Makes Mistakes” was premiered by Country Rebel.

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To view Dalton’s premiere with Country Rebel, visit HERE.

About Lacy J. Dalton:

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Lacy J Dalton (Photo 2911 Media)

First hitting the Country Top-20 in 1979 with “Crazy Blue Eyes,” Dalton was one of the most successful female vocalists of the format during the 80s with the CMA-nominated anthem “16th Avenue,” as well as million air-play hits like “Takin’ It Easy,” “Everybody Makes Mistakes,” “Hillbilly Girl With The Blues,” and “Black Coffee.” During her career, she has collaborated with such Country Music Hall of Fame members as Bobby Bare, Glen Campbell, Willie Nelson, and George Jones. She toured for long periods of time with outlaws like Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Hank Williams Jr. at a time when it was very unusual for a woman to do so.

Her most recent recorded work is the four-song EP ‘Scarecrow’ which is now available on all streaming music sites. Dalton is a 2017 inductee of the North American Country Music Association International Hall of Fame.

For more information, visit lacyjdalton.org and follow Lacy on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and Tiktok.