Lacy J. Dalton

Lacy J. Dalton ( born October 13, 1948 in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania as Jill Byrem ) is an American country music singer and songwriter. Especially in the 1980s, she was very successful with songs like Takin ' It Easy, Crazy Blue Eyes or 16th Avenue.


Mid-1960s, she began studying at Brigham Young University, but this broke down, first moved as a folk singer by the United States, before they founded the psychedelic rock band office in San Francisco in 1968. In the late 1960s she married the manager of the band, who died shortly after their marriage in an accident. In the 1970s, she toured the United States. In 1978 she took the pseudonym " Jill Croston " on a first single. Producer Billy Sherrill became aware of it, and in 1979 she got a record deal with Columbia Records.

In 1979 their first album, Crazy Blue Eyes, for which she was nominated by the Academy of Country Music for "Best New Female Vocalist " in the same year. From 1979 to 1990 reached 17 of its titles, the Top 20 on the country charts. The mid-1980s broke their winning streak, the great successes did not want to be set. The change of record company, in 1988 she signed with Universal Records and moved in 1990 to Capitol Records, the end of their careers could not prevent and, in 1990 she had with Black Coffee (# 15) one last hit in the Top 40 on the country charts.