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.
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.
Thursday, April 9 2009
Bettye LaVette invests more of herself in single lyrics than most other singers do in entire songs
Wednesday, September 26 2007
With ferocity and fire, Bettye LaVette returns to Muscle Shoals 35 years later on The Scene of the Crime.
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