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Soul Queen Bettye LaVette Amazes!

A friend told me that Bettye LaVette brought her to tears at a concert last year and that impressed me, so I was very excited to see her perform at Johnny D’s last night.

Bettye LaVette

Bettye LaVette

This was a monumental show! She poured her heart and soul into each note than emanated from her and the very large crowd appreciated every one of them!

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Bettye

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The Music of Muscle Shoals, Alabama Socked it to Me!

Amy Black, a Boston-based singer-songwriter who I’ve seen perform several times, assembled a number of other Boston-based musicians for an evening called “Sock It To Me”, a celebration of the musical heritage of Muscle Shoals, Alabama, at Atwood’s Tavern.

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I knew about Muscle Shoals, but didn’t realize how many amazing musicians had recorded there.  Read the rest of this entry

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