Take another little piece of my heart

Bettye LaVette (performer)

Take another little piece of my heart

Take another little piece of my heart
Bettye LaVette
Varèse Sarabande, 2006
1 cd
Playing time
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78 - Pop (NBLC) P - Populaire muziek (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 4 times in Flemish libraries

About Bettye LaVette

Bettye LaVette (born Betty Jo Haskins, January 29, 1946) is an American soul singer-songwriter who made her first record at sixteen, but achieved only intermittent fame until 2005, with her album I've Got My Own Hell to Raise. Her eclectic musical style combines elements of soul, blues, rock and roll, funk, gospel, and country music.

In 2020, LaVette was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame.

Life and career

LaVette was born in Muskegon, Michigan, and raised in Detroit. Unlike many of her contemporaries, she did not begin singing in the church, but in her parents' living room, singing R&B and country and western music. She was signed by Johnnie Mae Matthews, a local record producer. In 1962, aged sixteen, she recorded a single, "My Man — He's a Lovin' Man", with Matthews: the disc was credited to Betty LaVett, the surname being "borrowed" from Sherma Lavette Anderson, t…Read more on Wikipedia