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Bettye LaVette

Bettye LaVette
Born: Jan 26, 1946 in Muskegon, MI
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: A perennial cult favorite in Northern soul circles, singer Bettye LaVette was born in Muskegon, Michigan, on January 29, 1946. Raised primarily across the state in Detroit, at 16 she cut her first sides for the local Lupine label, with a test pressing of the disc making its way to Atlantic Records. After ...Read full biography
The Scene of the Crime
Released: 2007
Label: Smji
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On the surface, it may seem that pairing soul survivor Bettye LaVette with Southern rockers the Drive-By Truckers is a match made in hell, and no one could be blamed for that assumption. Since LaVette ...Read full review
I've Got My Own Hell To Raise
Released: 2005
Label: Epitaph Records
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What can be said about Bettye LaVette that hasn't already been said? Like James Carr before her, LaVette has toiled behind the smoke and glitz of the limelight for decades. Her last regular recording contract ...Read full review
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