Bettye LaVette

Bettye LaVette



Bettye LaVette (born Betty Jo Haskins, January 29, 1946)[1] is an American soul singer-songwriter who made her first record at sixteen, but achieved only intermittent fame until 2005, with her album I've Got My Own Hell to Raise. Her eclectic musical style combines elements of soul, blues, rock and roll, funk, gospel, and country music.



Things Have Changed
Things Have Changed is an album by musical artist Bettye LaVette, released on March 30, 2018.
Do Right To Me Baby
Do Right To Me Baby is a song by musical artist Bettye LaVette, released on March 9, 2018.
It Ain't Me Babe
It Ain't Me Babe is a song by musical artist Bettye LaVette, released on February 16, 2018.
Things Have Changed
Things Have Changed is a song by musical artist Bettye LaVette, released on January 26, 2018.

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Soundtrack Film Appearances1

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REVIEW: Bettye LaVette singing Bob Dylan at Philly's World Cafe Live is perfect storm
  –  April 6, 2018
Iconic soul singer Bettye LaVette’s new album of Bob Dylan songs, “Things Have Changed” is a musical masterpiece – a match made in heaven of LaVett’s unparalleled ability to reinterpret contemporary music and infuse it with emotion, and Dylan’s ...
Q&A: Bettye LaVette
  –  April 3, 2018
For years, Bettye LaVette was the secret weapon of soul ... “A Woman Like Me,” that singer Alicia Keys recently optioned for a movie. Richmond can hear all about it, as the great lady herself is scheduled to bring an intimate, stripped-down "one ...
“Choosing A Song Is Like Choosing A Lover”: Bettye LaVette On Dylan Covers Album
  –  April 3, 2018
Bettye LaVette says it was a “daunting task” to pick just 12 songs from Bob Dylan’s remarkable catalogue for her Verve Records album, Things Have Changed. During a career spanning six decades, the rhythm’n’blues singer has had hit singles ...
On Mountain Stage this week: Bettye LaVette, Joan Osborne, Chris Smither and more!
  –  March 30, 2018
Performing songs from her TENTH ALBUM "THINGS HAVE CHANGED" FOR THE FIRST TIME! Her first album on a major label in nearly 30 years, legendary soul singer BETTYE LAVETTE takes on the songs of BOB DYLAN with the grit and experience that makes her one of ...
The Listening Room: Bettye LaVette, The Weeknd, Kacy Musgraves, U-God and more...
  –  March 30, 2018
Checking out this week’s new music releases... • Album Of The Week: Detroit-raised singer Bettye LaVette lays her soulful pipes on a dozen selections from the Bob Dylan catalog for “Things Have Changed” (Verve), with guest contributions from the ...
Albums: Sons Of Kemet, Kate Nash, Bettye Lavette, Cabbage, The Vaccines
  –  March 30, 2018
Cult soul-singer Bettye LaVette continues on her idiosyncratic path with a collection of Bob Dylan covers that eschews most of his best-known works for deep cuts and obscurities. Although a couple of his classics are represented, LaVette makes them her own ...
Bettye LaVette Takes Bob Dylan Where He's Never Been Before
  –  March 28, 2018
When Bettye LaVette performed at the Americana Music Festival in Nashville last September, the wiry, weathered, then-71-year-old R&B singer opened with a version of Bob Dylan’s “Unbelievable.” Wearing a blue-denim pantsuit, silver bracelets and short ...
Bettye LaVette isn't a cover artist
  –  March 28, 2018
Bettye LaVette doesn't think she covers songs. The 72-year-old singer is set to drop her newest album 'Things Have Changed', which marks the first time she has devoted an entire album to one songwriter, Bob Dylan, but Bettye claimed she isn't a cover artist.
Review: Bettye LaVette transforms Dylan songs into her own
  –  March 27, 2018
There are enough cover versions of Bob Dylan songs for a lifetime but Bettye LaVette's own dozen are a truly special ... is his Oscar winner from the 2000 "Wonder Boys" soundtrack. Singer Joan Osborne has sung with Bob Dylan several times and she’s ...


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