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Bettye LaVette Announces Soulful Folk Covers Album

by Andrew Tijs on August 14, 2012

in New Music,News

Gospel and soul legend Bettye LaVette prepares covers of Black Keys, Tom Waits, Neil Young and Bob Dylan.

Bettye LaVette

Bettye LaVette

Detroit’s Bettye LaVette has been performing heart-wrenching and beautiful gospel, soul and blues since the early ‘60s and she returns with third Anti- album, covering folk legends and some new faces.

The album, titled Thankful N’ Thoughtful, features gritty soul interpretations of tunes by Black Keys, Sly Stone, Tom Waits, Neil Young, Bob Dylan and ‘Dirty Old Town’, made famous by The Pogues.

Thankful N’ Thoughtful will be released on September 28, but you can hear and sample and watch her talk about her long career in the video below.

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