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Bettye LaVette on Tavis Smiley tonight, PBS

By April MacIntyre Nov 30, 2012, 2:46 GMT

Bettye LaVette on Tavis Smiley tonight, PBS

It is Bettye LaVette's time.

The R&B and soul singer blew the doors off the Kennedy Center tribute with her 'Love reign O'er Me' sung to both The Who stars Roger Daltrey and Pete Townsend.

Now the Detroit singer with the unforgettable voice is getting long-overdue recognition thanks in part to her autobiography, A Woman Like Me, which chronicles her storied half-century in the music business.

Smiley will interview her tonight on PBS... and if you are saying, "who IS Bettye?"

Let me school you:


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