Kendel Carson is a Canadian singer and fiddler. Born in Alberta, she started to play the violin at age three. Following a stint with the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, she joined the Celtic rock group The Paperboys.
She also performed with Spirit of the West at several shows in 2012. After meeting Chip Taylor after a show, the noted songwriter, famous for such songs as “Angel of the Morning”, became her mentor, musical partner, and producer. She now records for Taylor’s Train Wreck Records, and they have performed together in North America and in Europe. Her first album with Taylor, Rearview Mirror Tears, was named by Q Magazine as one of the five best roots albums of 2007. XM Radio declared it one of the top ten country albums of the year.