Caroline is a chart-topping folksinger and songwriter, with a stirring voice that recalls Judy Collins and Sandy Denny. In addition to eleven solo albums, she released the first retrospective of the work of folk icons Richard and Mimi Fariña called Another Country which received critical acclaim. She tours with her folk band The Steamrollers. (fiddle and upright bass) and just concluded a tour of venues in Nashville, TN, North Carolina and Arkansas. She is the daughter of the late world-renown author E.L. Doctorow
Caroline Doctorow , whom No Depression.com., the music publication finds “akin to Nanci Griffith and Judy Collins…” just released her latest alternative country music album with Narrow Lane Records. It’s called “Little Lovin’ Darling.” produced by Pete Kennedy.
Ms. Doctorow has recently released several retrospective albums interpreting the songs of earlier American Folk Songwriters. AnotherCountry…The Songs of Richard and Mimi Farinã received critical acclaim and was called by critic Steve Maddeo “an album that enters the folk canon as one of the best collections of the recording of specific artists” Her western-themed release "I Carry All I Own...The Songs of Mary McCaslin" appeared on both the Americana, and Folk Radio airplay charts reaching #12 on Folk Radio.
Caroline Doctorow has performed and/or recorded with a variety of musicians, including such prominent folk/roots performers as Nanci Griffith, Tom Paxton, John Sebastian, Annie Golden, Eric Weissberg, Pete and Maura Kennedy, Julie Gold, Chrsitine Lavin. and Hugh Prestwood.
Her recent appearances include The Guthrie Center in Great Barrington MA., The Katharine Hepburn Theater in Old Saybrook CT, Infinity Hall, in Norwalk CT, that Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River MA, the John Drew Theater in East Hampton NY and the Gold Hall Theater in Hewlett New York.
Ms. Doctorow is a regular returning guest on the famed Blue Plate Special , the live radio broadcast produced and aired on WDVX. Knoxville. Her singing can be heard on the soundtrack of the feature film Daniel directed by Sidney Lumet, and on the PBS TV series "Freedom, The History of Us. Her song "Big Duck Ramble" was featured in the Long Island History Journal, and in 2006 she was nominated by WIVK Knoxville for a HEMI Award in the “Future Female Artist” category. In 2012 and 2013 she was voted "Best Female Musician" Gold category by the readers of Dans Papers.
Caroline Doctorow has opened for The Band, Alison Krauss, Tim O'Brien, and Richie Havens. She and her band will appear this summer at Chautauqua, the famed arts Institution in northern New York.
She is the daughter of the late world renowned author E.L. Doctorow.