Bettye LaVette

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Stirring soul singer who began recording in the 1960s, finally reached a deserved mass audience in the '00s.
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Year Album Artist
2018 Strange Angels: In Flight with Elmore James Primary Artist, Vocals
2018 The 1972 Muscle Shoals Sessions Bettye LaVette Primary Artist
2018 Things Have Changed Bettye LaVette Primary Artist
2017 American Epic: The Sessions Primary Artist, Vocals
2017 Street Rituals Stone Foundation Featured Artist, Vocals
2017 White Knight Todd Rundgren Featured Artist
2015 Back to the River: More Southern Soul Stories 1961-1978 Primary Artist
2015 Rare Soul Groove & Grind 1963-1973 Primary Artist
2015 Tick Tock Tick Will Porter Featured Artist, Vocals
2015 Worthy Bettye LaVette Primary Artist, Producer
2013 Dance Floor Revolution: 70s Modern Soul Stunners Primary Artist
2013 She's So Fine: The Rise of the Girl Groups Primary Artist
2013 Songs from Scandal: Music for Gladiators Primary Artist
2013 Soul Hits Bettye LaVette Primary Artist
2013 Unexploited & Under-Rated: More Contemporary Modern Soul Gems Primary Artist
2012 Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Primary Artist
2012 Plug It In! Turn It Up! Electric Blues - The Definitive Collection, Pt. 4: 1970-2005 Primary Artist
2012 Soul: The Collection Primary Artist
2012 Southern Soul Shake! Primary Artist
2012 Thankful N' Thoughtful Bettye LaVette Primary Artist, Vocals
2012 The Cleethorpes Northern Soul Weekender: 1993-2012 Primary Artist
2012 Yours & Mine The Dynamites / Bettye LaVette / Charles Walker / Charles Walker Primary Artist
2011 Dedicated: A Salute to the 5 Royales Steve Cropper Featured Artist, Main Personnel, Primary Artist
2011 Greatest Ever! Soul: The Definitive Collection Primary Artist
2011 The Pain Goes Deep: More Deep Soul Gems Primary Artist
2010 By the People: For the People (Music Inspired by the Motion Picture By the People: The Election of Barack Obama) Primary Artist
2010 Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook Bettye LaVette Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Vocal Arrangement
2010 Jungle Music Walter Gibbons Primary Artist
2010 NPR Discover Songs: Soul Revival Primary Artist
2009 100% Soul Primary Artist
2009 Change Is Gonna Come: Sessions Bettye LaVette Primary Artist
2009 The Real Thing: The Songs of Ashford, Simpson and Armstead Primary Artist
2008 Don't Forget the Motor City Primary Artist
2008 Lady Sings the Blues [WG] Primary Artist
2008 Simply Divas Primary Artist
2008 The West End New York City Classics Mix DJ Spinna Primary Artist
2007 Atlantic Soul: 1959-1975 Primary Artist
2007 Song of America [31 Tigers] Vocals, Primary Artist
2007 Soulvation: The Best of Northern Soul Primary Artist
2007 Talcum Soul, Vol. 6 Primary Artist
2007 The Scene of the Crime Bettye LaVette Primary Artist, Producer, Audio Production, Main Personnel, Vocals, Composer
2006 Best of Later Primary Artist
2006 Billion Pound Project Andy Lewis Featured Artist
2006 Child of the Seventies Bettye LaVette Primary Artist, Composer, Vocals
2006 Do Your Duty Bettye LaVette Primary Artist
2006 Get in the Groove Primary Artist
2006 Golden Rockin Hits, Vol. 5 Primary Artist
2006 Mama's Got a Bag of Her Own Primary Artist
2006 Solid Ground Primary Artist
2006 Soul Galore: 60's 70's Northern Soul Classics Primary Artist
2006 Take Another Little Piece of My Heart Bettye LaVette Primary Artist, Main Personnel, Vocals
2006 The Greatest Soul Music Hits of All Time Primary Artist
2006 The Northern Soul Experience, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
2006 Village Soul Primary Artist
2006 What's Going On The Dirty Dozen Brass Band Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2005 Bluesoul Belles: The Complete Calla, Port & Roulette Recordings Bettye LaVette Primary Artist
2005 Dirty Laundry: The Soul of Black Country Primary Artist
2005 I've Got My Own Hell to Raise Bettye LaVette Primary Artist, Main Personnel, Vocals
2005 My Goodness, Yes! Silver Fox Soul Collection Primary Artist
2005 Old School New Cool 2, Vol. 3 Primary Artist
2005 Shake What You Brought! SSS Soul Collection Primary Artist
2005 Simply Soul [Union Square] Primary Artist
2005 Southern Soul Showcase: Cryin' in the Streets Primary Artist
2005 The Best Smooth Jazz...Ever!, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
2004 Soul Diva Sessions Primary Artist
2004 Soul a Go-Go Primary Artist
2004 Talcum Soul, Vol. 4 Primary Artist
2003 A Woman Like Me Bettye LaVette Primary Artist, Producer, Mixing, Composer
2003 Vanthology: A Tribute to Van Morrison Van Morrison Primary Artist
2002 Lady Sings the Blues [EMI] Primary Artist
2002 Remembering Roots of Soul, Vol. 2: Birth of Motor Town Primary Artist
2002 Soul: Let It Be Me Soul Diggaz Primary Artist
2002 Soul: My Guy Soul Diggaz Primary Artist
2001 Funk Spectrum III Keb Darge / Pete Rock Performer, Primary Artist
2001 Funky Collector No. 6 Primary Artist
2001 History of R&B [Simply the Best] Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures: Taken From Our Vaults, Vol. 3 Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Gettin' to Me Primary Artist
2000 It Takes Two, Vol. 1 [RPM] Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Let Me Down Easy: In Concert Bettye LaVette Primary Artist, Main Personnel, Vocals
2000 Our Turn to Cry Primary Artist
2000 Solid Gold Soul [Castle] Primary Artist
2000 Souvenirs Bettye LaVette Primary Artist, Photography
2000 The Girls Got Soul Performer, Primary Artist
2000 You Didn't Say a Word Performer, Primary Artist
1999 Bluesoul Belles Carol Fran / Bettye LaVette Primary Artist
1999 So Soulful 70's Vocals, Primary Artist
1999 Where the Girls Are, Vol. 2 Performer, Primary Artist
1998 Doctor Good Soul Primary Artist
1998 Down & Out: The Sad Soul of the Black South Performer, Primary Artist
1998 Love Songs from the Motorcity Primary Artist
1998 Shag Spectacular, Vol. 2 Performer, Primary Artist
1997 Northern Soul Spectrum Primary Artist
1997 The Best of Motorcity Records, Vol. 13 Primary Artist
1997 The Best of Motorcity Records, Vol. 14 Primary Artist
1997 The Best of Motorcity Records, Vol. 17 Primary Artist
1996 A Tribute to Ashford & Simpson Performer, Primary Artist
1996 Detroit Soul Music Rarities Performer, Primary Artist
1996 Go Girl!: Soul Sisters Tellin' It Like It Is Performer, Primary Artist
1996 Soul of the '60s, Vol. 1: Calla Records Performer, Primary Artist
1996 The Best of Motorcity, Vol. 8 Primary Artist
1996 The Very Best of the Motorcity Recordings Bettye LaVette Primary Artist
1995 Living the Nightlife Performer, Primary Artist
1995 Motown Year by Year: The Sound of Young America, 1982 Primary Artist
1995 Soul Underground, Vol. 1: Feelin' Good All Over Performer, Primary Artist
1995 The Best of Motorcity Records, Vol. 7 Primary Artist
1994 Here Come the Girls, Vol. 5: Sisters from the City Performer, Primary Artist
1994 Lost Soul Performer, Primary Artist
1994 Shagger's Delight, Vol. 5 Performer, Primary Artist
1994 Shake Me, Wake Me - a Tribute to Holland Dozier Holland Performer, Primary Artist
1994 The Best of Motorcity Records, Vol. 3 Performer, Primary Artist
1993 Hitsville USA, Vol. 2: The Motown Singles Collection 1972-1992 Primary Artist
1993 The West End Story, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
1992 Atlantic Sisters of Soul Vocals, Performer, Primary Artist
1992 The Soul of Detroit [Relic] Performer, Primary Artist
1991 Motorcity Magic: Contours/Holloway and Little Performer, Primary Artist
1991 Nearer to You Bettye LaVette Primary Artist, Vocals, Composer
1991 Nowhere to Run Performer, Primary Artist
1985 I'm in Love Bettye LaVette Primary Artist, Vocals
1982 Tell Me a Lie Bettye LaVette Primary Artist, Vocals, Photo Courtesy
1980 Easier to Say Than Do Bettye LaVette Primary Artist, Vocals
1973 Maria Muldaur Maria Muldaur Vocals, Vocals (Background)
100 Greatest Heartbreak Primary Artist
100 Greatest Northern Soul [Rhino] Primary Artist
100 Soul Classics [Not Now Music] Primary Artist
A Soul Awakening: From Sacred to Secular Primary Artist
Anti 2010 Fall Sampler Primary Artist
Anti 2010 Spring Compilation Primary Artist
Birth of Soul: Special Detroit Edition 1961-64 Primary Artist
Classic Soul Anthems Primary Artist
Crazy Bettye LaVette Primary Artist
Dirty Old Town Bettye LaVette Primary Artist
Divas of the Disco Primary Artist
Do Right to Me Baby (Do Unto Others) Bettye LaVette Primary Artist
Essential Funk Primary Artist
Funk Soul Brothers & Sisters Primary Artist
Girl Crazy! Primary Artist
Girls Girls Girls [Plantation] Performer
Halloween Nuggets: Monster Sixties a Go-Go Primary Artist
Heart of Gold Bettye LaVette Primary Artist
I'm Not the One Bettye LaVette Primary Artist
It Ain't Me Babe Bettye LaVette Primary Artist
Keep On Dancin': A Tribute to the Godfather Of Disco Mel Cheren (Part 2) Primary Artist
Lady Sings the Blues Primary Artist
Love Is Only Everything Charles Walker / Charles Walker & the Dynamites Featured Artist, Vocals
Lux and Ivy's Good-for-Nothin' Tunes: The Wild, The Weird and the Wang Dang Doodlin' Primary Artist
More Thankful, More Thoughtful EP Bettye LaVette Primary Artist
Motorcity, Vol. 3 Primary Artist
Music From the American Epic Sessions Primary Artist
My Man - He's a Lovin' Man/Shut Your Mouth Bettye LaVette Primary Artist
My Perfect List 60 Titres Soul 1 Primary Artist
Pink Champagne Double Primary Artist
Popcorn Hits Primary Artist
Ringo Starr: The Lifetime of Peace & Love Tribute Concert - Benefiting the David Lynch Foundation Primary Artist
Rock in Jazz Primary Artist
Season of Change Stone Foundation Featured Artist, Vocals
Simply The Girls Primary Artist
Soul Deep Performer, Primary Artist
Soul Legends [Metro] Primary Artist
Soul on Fire: The Detroit Soul Story [1957-1977] Primary Artist
Soul on the Real Side, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
Soul on the Real Side, Vol. 4 Primary Artist
Sweet Soul Music [Rhino] Primary Artist, Vocals
The Motorcity Scrap Book: Detroit Soul, 1960-1963 Primary Artist
The 1962 R&B Hits Collection Primary Artist
Things Have Changed Bettye LaVette Primary Artist
Witchcraft in the Air: Detroit Soul 1957-1962 Primary Artist
You Made a Believer out of Me/I'm Not Ready Bettye LaVette / Ujima Primary Artist
You Made a Believer out of Me/Thank You for Loving Me Bettye LaVette Primary Artist