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Bettye LaVette opens up about 'Blackbirds' on Kansas City's KCXL: Neon Jazz

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Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Legendary Blues Hall of Fame Singer Bettye LaVette  .. She opened up about her new 2020 CD Blackbirds that will be out on August 28, 2020 .. The album coming out during the COVID-19 pandemic is a tribute to iconic black women in music .. This Blues Hall of Famer is a native of Detroit and at 16 she released her first recording in 1962  on Atlantic Records .. That led to a storied and glorified career that has included 5 Grammy nominations and so many fans that adore her music .. Get to know her .

Neon Jazz is a radio program airing since 2011. Hosted by Joe Dimino and Engineered by John Christopher in Kansas City, Missouri giving listeners a journey into one of America's finest inventions. Take a listen on KCXL (102.9 FM / 1140 AM) out of Liberty, MO

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