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Movies

Alicia Keys: Making A Movie About Bettye LaVette

In September of 2012, AlwaysAList.com wrote a story about soul singer Bettye LaVette’s riveting memoir, “A Woman Like Me” (Penguin Group). The spicy tome left no stone unturned, with juicy stories about LaVette’s fellow singers like Aretha Franklin (who she ...
Music

Center Stage: Broadway Star Billy Porter Releasing New CD

Tony Award-winning Broadway veteran Billy Porter is gearing up for the release of his new CD, “Billy’s Back on Broadway” (Concord Records). The album, Porter’s first solo offering since his 2005 independent release, “At the Corner of Broadway + Soul,” ...
Books

Bettye LaVette: Memoir Offers Sexual Escapades With Soul Icons & ...

I fell in love with Bettye LaVette in an instant! I was watching the Kennedy Center Honors in 2008 and this woman who I had never seen before walked across the stage, stood in front of the microphone and delivered ...