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Music Video Of The Day: Bettye LaVette 'Talking Old Soldiers'

By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Oct 29, 2013 10:30PM

Struggling songwriters should aim to one day have Bettye LaVette cover one of their songs because when she sings it, she brings it to life and makes it her own. Exhibit A: this underlooked Elton John-Bernie Taupin classic from her 2008 album The Scene of the Crime

LaVette wraps up a two-night stand at City Winery tonight.

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