The Flesh Failures​(​Let the Sunshine In)

by James Dalton




This song, written by Jim Rado and Galt McDermott is probably one of the most important songs from my life and this recording of it, taken from a benefit for the families of 9/11 victims just months after the tragedy occurred, somehow became my first radio single. Having played Claude in the Nena Productions' cast of HAIR in 97/98, this song was my closing of the night, my death and resurrection, the discovering of my unbridled emotions; singing it made me who I am.


released February 22, 2013

this was recorded, mixed and mastered Ken McGee with some editing from Jeff Raspe
cover designed by Kim Deitz



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James Dalton New Jersey


James Dalton is a performer and a storyteller, a musician and a giver. He's huffed it around, reaching audiences the hard way:one person at a time, on stages and subway platforms, in living rooms and radio studios. Stomping his feet, hootin and hollerin, banging on guitars, and making mandolins weep. Sharing secrets and laughs, mixing breathtaking vocals with exciting harmonica playing ... more

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