Bettye LaVette at Wolf Trap on Halloween night. Even better than it sounds. Even better than, um, 95 percent of the concerts I’ve seen since — gosh, it was just really, really good!
Read all about it in today’s Paper of Record.
01 The Stealer
02 Still Want to Be Your Baby (Take Me Like I Am)
06 Down to Zero
07 The Call It Love
08 I Guess We Shouldn’t Talk About That Now
09 My Man – He’s a Loving Man
10 You Don’t Know Me at All
11 Talking Old Soldiers
12 Right in the Middle of It (Falling in Love)*
13 Close as I’ll Get to Heaven
14 Before the Money Came (The Battle of Bettye LaVette)
15 Sleep to Dream
16 I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got (a cappella, no mic, incredible)
*I’m not entirely sure about the title on this one.