Bettye LaVette Doesn't Sing A Song; She Wrestles It To The Ground

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Bettye LaVette 's big ears, wide-open mind and ability to get inside a song's lyric, melodic line and harmonic implications “LaVetticize" every song she interprets. Her career parallels the rise of soul music, and she's among a tiny handful of her contemporaries who continue to create vital recordings.

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