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Listen The Dynamites: A Celebration Of Resurrection

June 15, 2012 – "Yours and Mine," featuring Charles Walker and Bettye LaVette, is an exhilarating affirmation.

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Bettye LaVette

Listen Bettye LaVette On World Cafe WXPN

November 17, 2010 – Hear the soul icon bring a refreshing, powerful take to some classic songs in the WXPN studios. WXPN

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Listen Bettye LaVette: Open To Interpretation WFUV

October 28, 2010 – Hear the soul icon perform two songs from Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook on WFUV. WFUV

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Listen Bettye LaVette: A Place Of Enlightenment

July 29, 2010 – The soul singer takes a George Harrison song and brings out its transcendent serenity.

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Listen This Week's Mix: From Buzzcocks To Bettye LaVette

May 25, 2010 – Now on All Songs Considered: a mix of soul, punk, neo-classical instrumental music and more.

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Bettye LaVette performs a Tiny Desk Concert.

Watch Bettye LaVette: Tiny Desk Concert

May 21, 2010 – The veteran soul singer blew into the NPR Music office and conquered it before she'd sung a note.

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Read First Listen: Bettye LaVette, 'Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook'

May 16, 2010 – Hear the authoritative soul belter's new covers album in its entirety until its release on May 25.

Listen Bettye LaVette's Journey To The National Stage

January 23, 2009 – The soul singer shared the stage with Jon Bon Jovi at the Obama Inauguration Celebration.

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Listen Bettye LaVette Picks Up the Pieces of a Lost Career

February 8, 2008 – Does any indie soul singer bring more guts, more conviction and more emotion to her singing?

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Listen Bettye LaVette Is the Comeback Queen

December 17, 2007 – After more than 40 years in music, the soul singer is finally getting the notice she deserves.

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Listen Bettye Lavette Raises the Soul Flag WXPN

March 30, 2006 – A cult favorite among soul aficionados, Bettye LaVette is back with a scorching new CD WXPN

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Listen Singer Bettye Lavette, Still Raising Hell

March 5, 2006 – Bettye LaVette is currently celebrating her 60th birthday, and her latest album.

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Read Meredith Ochs' Top 10 CDs of 2005

December 17, 2005 – Meredith Ochs picks range from the rockin' White Stripes to "outlaw" country singer Merle Haggard.

Listen Fiona Apple, Genesis, Cream

October 19, 2005 – An extraordinary new recording from Fiona Apple; Classic R&B singer Bettye LaVette; Reggae class...

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