Monday, December 17 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
This re-release provides evidence that Bettye LaVette should have been famous decades earlier.
Wednesday, January 28 2015
More than 50 years into her career, Bettye LaVette still has a voice for the ages.
Tuesday, July 15 2014
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 continues her late-career renaissance with an album of covers.
Tuesday, June 15 2010
It doesn't always work, but when it does, look out.
Monday, February 2 2015
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 is back and smokin' as usual.
Thursday, February 12 2009
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
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