Friday August 24th Miss Bettye LaVette was interviewed on Rita Houston's show The Whole Wide World on WFUV and performed 3 songs from her upcoming album including Christine's song "Old", which is rumored to be on the upcoming Deluxe album.
Bettye LaVette celebrates her rocky 50-year music career with the triumphant release of "THANKFUL N’ THOUGHTFUL" - out September 25.
This is the moment - the record, the book, the culmination of a lifetime of near-triumphs. This is Bettye LaVette’s triumphant year, her 50th in show business. “Miss LaVette now rivals Aretha Franklin as this generation’s most vital soul singer,” proclaims the New York Times. “A voice as powerful as Etta James and a story as compelling as Tina Turner,” says Rolling Stone.