By Alanna Nash
Updated November 22, 1991 at 05:00 AM EST
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Carolina Smokey Moon

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Formerly a backup singer with the country-rock band Poco, newcomer Karen Tobin weds a big, soulful vocal approach with a taste for roots-oriented contemporary country on Carolina Smokey Moon. Philadelphia-born but California-cured, she infuses such tunes as the title song and a cover of Hank Williams’ ”My Sweet Love Ain’t Around” with almost palpable tension and longing, skillfully building small, tight crescendos of pain and desire. B

Carolina Smokey Moon

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