Boston Roots and Cowboy Girl Boots. All the way from Nashville to Memphis, and beyond, Dream Girl is the evolution of Juliet Simmons Dinallo’s singing, songwriting, and journey that began with 2013’s No Regrets album on Tree-O-Records.
Dream Girl, produced by Michael Dinallo and Ducky Carlisle, The Tremolo Twins, is an amalgam of Nashville and Memphis. Dusty in Memphis, I Am Shelby Lynne, Stax/Volt, classic Nashville sides, From Elvis in Memphis along with soulful group singing. Juliet enlisted two other tremendous vocalists from Boston, Amber Casares and Anita Suhanin, to sing with her. The blend is reminiscent of the Staple Singers at times ("Until I Go") or the Trio album ("Moonshine and Sweet Tea") with Dolly, Emmylou, and Linda. Tim Carter (who is a direct link to The Carter Family) recorded the mandolin, fiddle, and banjo at his studio in Goodlettsville TN. The majority of the songs were solely by Juliet a few exceptions.
Born in North Carolina, Juliet grew up in Maine and came of age as a musician in Boston. She recently moved to east Nashville, and these experiences have influenced her songwriting, singing and performance style, giving everything she does a unique expression.