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Betty LaVette

David Nathan, Blues & Soul, March 1976

ANY LIST of legendary 'deep soul' sisters would be totally incomplete without the name of a young lady from Detroit whose emotion-packed recordings have been known to send fans and critics alike into instant ectasy with her spine-chilling vocal style. Betty Betty LaVette has to be one of the most totally underrated and undiscovered talents that the music scene has to offer but as she puts it, "after 23 singles, you begin to wonder if it's ever gonna happen!"

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