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Bettye LaVette

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With one of her first singles turning into a national hit, 1962's "Let Me Down Easy", Detroit-raised LaVette would seem a natural soul star, but she was never able to cut an album deal. In 1972 her album A Child of the Seventies was shelved by Atlantic Records, then thought lost forever in a fire. She eked out a living on the European festival circuit, occasionally surfacing such as with the disco single "Doin' the Best that I Can"... Read more about Bettye LaVette on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License and may also be available under the GNU FDL.

Tracks We Played

It Don't Come Easy

Last Played on May 28, 2014 5:06pm

Everything Is Broken

Thankful N' Thoughtful
Last Played on January 28, 2014 9:30am


Ive Got My Own Hell To Raise


Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook