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Monday, December 17 2007

The Best Americana of 2007

If 2007 didn't invite any gripping controversies, it was certainly filled with competitive comparisons -- between young and old, past and present, and among splintered factions -- and both surprising hits and disappointing misses. All in all, a dynamic and at times resurgent year for the broad scope of Americana.


Wednesday, April 15 2015

Bettye LaVette: Child of the Seventies

This re-release provides evidence that Bettye LaVette should have been famous decades earlier.

Wednesday, January 28 2015

Bettye LaVette: Worthy

More than 50 years into her career, Bettye LaVette still has a voice for the ages.

Tuesday, July 15 2014

Clearwater Festival 2014: 22 June 2014 - Day 2 Recap + Photos

The spirit of Pete and Toshi Seeger permeated Clearwater Festival as this was the first year without the environmentally conscious folk musician and the filmmaker.

Wednesday, October 24 2012

Bettye LaVette: Thankful N' Thoughtful

Bettye LaVette continues her late-career renaissance with an album of covers.

Tuesday, June 15 2010

Bettye LaVette: Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook

It doesn't always work, but when it does, look out.


Monday, February 2 2015

Bettye LaVette's Café Carlyle Residency + Birthday Celebration (Photos)

The intimacy made Café Carlyle a special place to celebrate LaVette's 69th birthday but her residency there continues.

Friday, August 24 2012

Bettye LaVette - "Dirty Old Town" (stream) + Tour Dates

Bettye LaVette is back and smokin' as usual.

Thursday, February 12 2009

20 Questions: Bettye LaVette

1. The latest book or movie that made you cry? I don't like the latest books and movies, but I always cry when I see Now


Monday, January 7 2008

5 questions for soul survivor and Grammy nominee Bettye LaVette

R&B vocalist Bettye LaVette had a Top 10 hit back in 1962 with the song "My Man -- He's A Lovin' Man," but through bad luck

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