With a musical career spanning over 50 years, Bettye LaVette is rightly recognized as one of the finest vocalists and one of the great interpreters of song. Her discography spans five decades, but it is within the past decade that she has finally been recognized as one of America's finest vocal talents. Bettye has teamed up with producer Joe Henry once again, and the result is a stunning new album, "Worthy," featuring 11 songs composed by writers such as Mick Jagger & Keith Richards, Bob Dylan, John Lennon & Paul McCartney, Mickey Newbury, Beth Nielsen Chapman & Mary Gauthier (who wrote the album title track) and Joe Henry among others. "Worthy" is a supreme achievement from a uniquely gifted performer. This special limited edition includes a DVD of a wonderful set by Bettye and her superb band at The Jazz Caf» in Camden Town, London on July 15th 2014, featuring the very best of Bettye's classic interpretations.
With a musical career spanning over 50 years, Bettye LaVette is rightly recognized as one of the finest vocalists and one of the great interpreters of song. Her discography spans five decades, but it is within the past decade that she has finally been recognized as one of America's finest vocal talents. Bettye has teamed up with producer Joe Henry once again, and the result is a stunning new album, "Worthy," featuring 11 songs composed by writers such as Mick Jagger & Keith Richards, Bob Dylan, John Lennon & Paul McCartney, Mickey Newbury, Beth Nielsen Chapman & Mary Gauthier (who wrote the album title track) and Joe Henry among others. "Worthy" is a supreme achievement from a uniquely gifted performer. This special limited edition includes a DVD of a wonderful set by Bettye and her superb band at The Jazz Caf» in Camden Town, London on July 15th 2014, featuring the very best of Bettye's classic interpretations.
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Format: CD
Label: CHERRY RED
Rel. Date: 01/27/2015
UPC: 5013929164956

Worthy [Limited Edition CD/DVD]
Artist: Bettye Lavette
Format: CD
New: Available to Order $29.00
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DISC: 1

1. Unbelievable
2. When I Was A Young Girl
3. Bless Us All...
4. Stop
5. Undamned
6. Complicated
7. Where A Life Goes
8. Just Between You Me And The Wall You're A Fool
9. Wait
10. Step Away
11. Worthy

DISC: 2

1. The Word (Live At The Jazz Cafe London 15th July 2014)
2. Everything Is Broken (Live At The Jazz Cafe London 15th July 2014)
3. Your Time To Cry (Live At The Jazz Cafe London 15th July 2014)
4. They Call It Love (Live At The Jazz Cafe London 15th July 2014)
5. Joy (Live At The Jazz Cafe London 15th July 2014)
6. Heart Of Gold (Live At The Jazz Cafe London 15th July 2014)
7. Don't Let Me Be Understood (Live At The Jazz Cafe London 15th July 2014)
8. Either Way We Lose (Live At The Jazz Cafe London 15th July 2014)
9. Blackbird (Live At The Jazz Cafe London 15th July 2014)
10. My Man - He's A Loving Man (Live At The Jazz Cafe London 15th July 2014)
11. Like A Rock (Live At The Jazz Cafe London 15th July 2014)
12. Heaven (The Closest I'll Get)[Live At The Jazz Cafe London 15th July 2014]
13. Sleep To Dream (Live At The Jazz Cafe London 15th July 2014)
14. I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got (Live At The Jazz Cafe London 15th July 2014)

DISC: 3

1. On Modern Music And Performing Worthy Live (Interview)
2. On Songs, Instrumentation And Producing Worthy (Interview)
3. On The Title Track And Album Title (Interview)
4. On Choosing The Songs On Worthy (Interview)
5. On Bettye's Motown And Detroit Heritage (Interview)
6. On Bettye's Inspirations And Vocal Style (Interview)
7. On Otis Redding, Medleys And Playing Style (Interview)
8. On Bettye's Live Set Up And Career Development From The 1960s (Interview)
9. On 'where A Life Goes''step Away And Unbelievable (Interview)
10. On Signing To Cherry Red Records And Plans For A Movie Based On Her Book (Interview)
11. On Mickey Newbury's 'just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In) Plus Live Rendition[Interview]
12. On Singing At 'a Change Is Gonna Come' At The Obama Inauguration (Interview)
13. On Life, Career Reflections And The Future (Interview)

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With a musical career spanning over 50 years, Bettye LaVette is rightly recognized as one of the finest vocalists and one of the great interpreters of song. Her discography spans five decades, but it is within the past decade that she has finally been recognized as one of America's finest vocal talents. Bettye has teamed up with producer Joe Henry once again, and the result is a stunning new album, "Worthy," featuring 11 songs composed by writers such as Mick Jagger & Keith Richards, Bob Dylan, John Lennon & Paul McCartney, Mickey Newbury, Beth Nielsen Chapman & Mary Gauthier (who wrote the album title track) and Joe Henry among others. "Worthy" is a supreme achievement from a uniquely gifted performer. This special limited edition includes a DVD of a wonderful set by Bettye and her superb band at The Jazz Caf» in Camden Town, London on July 15th 2014, featuring the very best of Bettye's classic interpretations.