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The enduring soul singer-songwriter Bettye LaVette joins the Aloud series to discuss her long career, including her new album, Thankful N' Thoughtful, and her memoir, A Woman Like Me.

From the Aloud website:

From stardom at Motown at age sixteen, to obscurity and near destitution, to an amazing career revival in her sixties when she sang at President Obama's pre-inaugural concert at the Lincoln Memorial, LaVette--one of R&B's legendary singers--discusses her roller-coaster ride through the world of music.
LaVette will be joined in conversation by her co-author, David Ritz.

Photo by Marina Chavez.