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Bettye LavetteTell Me A Lie ... CD
Motown/Reel Music, 1982. New Copy ... $14.99
A rare set from legendary southern soul diva Betty Lavette – recorded as a one-off for Motown in the early 80s, but done in a deep soul style that has plenty of 70s touches! The feel here is almost in the Malaco mode – southern soul, but with some more sophisticated modern touches – an approach which takes Betty's great vocals and makes them come across with a warm, sensuous glow that's really great. And if you've got any doubts about the date of the record, or the label it's on, shelve them now – because this is a great record with plenty of wonderful mellow soul numbers that display a whole new side of Betty's talents – every bit as great as her earlier work for rootsier labels, and proof that she was always a shining star in the deep soul scene, no matter what the setting! Titles include "I Like It Like That", "Tell Me A Lie", "Right In The Middle", "Either Way We Lose", "Suspicions", and "Before I Knew Your Name". CD

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Bettye LavetteWorthy ... CD
Cherry Red (UK), 2015. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
Some of best work in years from resurgent soul legend Bettye Lavette – with a wise, gritty edge touched by classic southern soul and rawer, though still quite elegant bluesy influences – and giving a diverse range of material her distinct personal stamp! As wonderful as Bettye's voice is, she's also done a great job in her post millenium years of showing what a strong interpreter of a wide range of songwriters she is. On Worthy, she covers Dylan, Jagger/Richards, Lennon/McCartney and others, and makes each tune her own. She's working again with producer Joe Henry, who helmed the equally excellent I've Got My Own Hell To Raise nearly a decade earlier, and the titles include "Unbelievable", "When I Was A Young Girl", "Bless Us All" "Stop", "Undamned", "Just Between You And Me And The Wall, You're A Fool", "Where A Life Goes", "Step Away", "Wait", "Worthy" and more. CD
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Worthy (deluxe edition – with DVD) ... CD 24.99
Worthy ... CD 6.99

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Bettye LavetteWorthy ... CD
Cherry Red (UK), 2015. Used ... $6.99
Some of best work in years from resurgent soul legend Bettye Lavette – with a wise, gritty edge touched by classic southern soul and rawer, though still quite elegant bluesy influences – and giving a diverse range of material her distinct personal stamp! As wonderful as Bettye's voice is, she's also done a great job in her post millenium years of showing what a strong interpreter of a wide range of songwriters she is. On Worthy, she covers Dylan, Jagger/Richards, Lennon/McCartney and others, and makes each tune her own. She's working again with producer Joe Henry, who helmed the equally excellent I've Got My Own Hell To Raise nearly a decade earlier, and the titles include "Unbelievable", "When I Was A Young Girl", "Bless Us All" "Stop", "Undamned", "Just Between You And Me And The Wall, You're A Fool", "Where A Life Goes", "Step Away", "Wait", "Worthy" and more. CD
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Worthy ... CD 14.99
Worthy (deluxe edition – with DVD) ... CD 24.99

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Bettye LavetteWorthy (deluxe edition – with DVD) ... CD
Cherry Red (UK), 2015. New Copy CD & DVD ... $24.99 27.99
Some of best work in years from resurgent soul legend Bettye Lavette – with a wise, gritty edge touched by classic southern soul and rawer, though still quite elegant bluesy influences – and giving a diverse range of material her distinct personal stamp! As wonderful as Bettye's voice is, she's also done a great job in her post millenium years of showing what a strong interpreter of a wide range of songwriters she is. On Worthy, she covers Dylan, Jagger/Richards, Lennon/McCartney and others, and makes each tune her own. She's working again with producer Joe Henry, who helmed the equally excellent I've Got My Own Hell To Raise nearly a decade earlier, and the titles include "Unbelievable", "When I Was A Young Girl", "Bless Us All" "Stop", "Undamned", "Just Between You And Me And The Wall, You're A Fool", "Where A Life Goes", "Step Away", "Wait", "Worthy" and more. The deluxe edition includes a bonus DVD of Bettye's 2014 concert at London's Jazz Cafe – the full, 85 minute show! CD
(DVD is Region 0.)
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Worthy ... CD 14.99
Worthy ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ Bettye LavetteDo Your Duty ... LP
Silver Fox/Sundazed, Late 60s. New Copy Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Classic soul from Bettye Lavette – with some her best recordings ever – a batch of tunes cut in Memphis with Lelan Rogers for the Silver Fox label in '69 & '70! The Betty heard here is a lot harder than on her earlier soul sides – recorded with a raw power that could easily blow away Aretha Franklin or any of her hard soul sisters – and done with a unique crossing of southern, funky, and country soul modes! Amazing! Titles include "My Train's A Coming", "Do Your Duty", "Love Made A Fool Of Me", "At The Mercy Of A Man", "Piece Of My Heart", "Easier To Say Than Do", "He Made A Woman Out Of Me", "We Got To Slip Around", "I'm In Love" and "Games People Play". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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David & Joe HenryFurious Cool – Richard Pryor & The World That Made Him (hardcover) ... Book
Algonquin Books Of Chapel Hill, 2013. New Copy ... $8.99 25.95
A surprisingly insightful Richard Pryor biography from interesting pair of biographers – brothrers David and Joe Henry! David Henry is a screenwriter, his brother Joe Henry is from the music world – known for his own artful singer-songwriter work, and especially his production work, for diverse artists ranging from Ani DeFranco, to Bettye Lavette! The book as as much of an exploration of the world around Richard, and the one that resulted from his immensive influence, as it is a straight biography, and it's worthy read! Hardcover, 298 pages. Book
(Small remainder mark on spine.)

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Willie JonesFire In My Soul ... CD
Shout (UK), 2014. Used ... $3.99
New recordings from Willie Jones – a singer who's been working in soul music since the late 50s – first as a key member of The Royal Jokers, and more recently as a solo artist on his own! Willie got his start in Detroit, but the style here is more deep soul overall – done with a southern tinge that recalls some of the recent revival work by Bettye LaVette or Mavis Staples. Bettye actually makes a guest appearance here – singing with Willie on the track "Without Redemption" – and the set also features guest work from Steve Cropper and Black Francis – on titles that include "Fire In My Soul", "Don't Mean A Damn", "Rollin & Smokin", "Troubled World", "In The Wind", "Reasons", and "The Road From Rags To Riches". CD

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VariousYou Are The Star – Soulful Sounds Of West End ... CD
West End/Octave (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $23.99
A double-length collection of gems from the legendary West End label – and a package, as you might guess from the title, that focuses on some of the more soulful sounds of the New York disco imprint! West End was home to some key artists in the underground at the time – the kinds of singers and musicians who were never going to go for the direction of mainstream disco, and instead stayed in the hippest territory of the clubs and the streets – effortlessly mixing in bits of funk, club, electro, and deeper soul styles of the time. This 21 track package has almost all those great bits firmly in place – and includes a number of West End cuts we haven't seen on other reissues – titles that include "Don't I Ever Cross Your Mind Sometime" by Barbara Mason, "Make It Feel Like" by LJ Waters, "Kind Of Life" by North End, "Rescue Me" by Sybil, "Hard Times" by Al McCall, "You Are The Star" by Jakki, "Mary Hartman Mary Hartman" by Sounds Of Inner City, "Can't You Feel It" by Michele, "People Come Dance (Tom Savarese 12" mix)" by Ednah Holt & Starluv, "Spirit Of Sunshine" by Chuck Davis Orchestra, "I Was Born This Way (Tom Moulton mix)" by Carl Bean, "Doin The Best That I Can (Water Gibbons 12" special new mix)" by Bettye Lavette, "We Can Work It Out" by Taana Gardner, "Give Your Body Up To The Music (Larry Levan 12" mix)" by Billy Nichols, "I Get Lifted (this mix)" by Sweet Life, and "Hey Everybody" by People's Choice. CD
 
 
 



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