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Bettye LaVette Is Definitely Worthy

Bettye LaVette delivers some of the most emotional performances I have been privileged to see, and her show last night at Regattabar was no exception.

Bettye LaVette

Bettye LaVette

You could have heard a pin drop in the club; everyone was wrapped in her aura. I think there were probably more than a few tears shed during some of the more soulful songs.

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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.


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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