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Dakota Staton Concert Concludes Greek Week
Dakota Staton Concert Concludes Greek Week
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TitleDakota Staton Concert Concludes Greek Week
AuthorDaily Egyptian
DescriptionThe cool chords of Dakota
Staton will invade Southern to wind up Greek Week
Original Publication SourceDaily Egyptian
Date1961 April 4
Volume42
Issue41
Page(s)1
Digital File Format.TIF (Tagged Image Format)
Digital File PublisherSpecial Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
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CollectionUniversity Archives: Daily Egyptian Diversity Articles Index
TranscriptDakota Staton Concert Concludes Greek Week

The cool chords of Dakota
Staton will invade Southern to wind up Greek Week April 22. Dakota has previously appeared at Carnegie Hall, the Newport Jazz Festival, the New Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas, the Crescendo Club in Hollywood and others.
Dakota's distinctive vocal stylings are sometimes blues- like with an unusual misty quality and sometimes swinging with a light. refreshing beat. With her versatile voice, she creates new meaning for familiar lyrics and turns old favorites into fresh and exciting musical experiences.
Dakota made hits with her first record, "What D'You Know About Love" and "You Are My Heart's Delight" after securing a contract with Capitol Records. She hit the top with her first album, "The Late, Late Show, " and received the Downbeat award for "The Most Promising Newcomer of the Year."
Billboard said about Dakota:
"Miss Staton is a singer. She can belt, she can whisper, she ran be cute and she knows what to do with a lyric. She has an electric quality that can lift an audience right out of their seats... she will join that Select company of contemporary gal singers who are called by their first names like Ruth, Dinah or Sarah. And that is something, indeed."
The power singer was born in Pittsburgh and began her singing career at the age of seven. Her albums include "The Late, Late Show, " "In the Night" with George Shearing. "Dynamic, " "Crazy He Calls Me, " "Time to Swing" and "More Than the Most."
tickets for the Saturday concert are now on sale for $2, $1.75 and $1.50 at the Student
Union ticket office.
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