Bettye LaVette’s album Blackbirds is filled with her interpretations of songs by some of her favorite black women jazz singers – with the notable exception of the title track. Bettye talks about the record and what The Beatles’ “Blackbird” means to her, next, on an encore World Cafe.
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(Photo: Bettye LaVette On World Cafe - Mark Seliger/Courtesy of the artist)