soul http://wemu.org en Bettye LaVette back on top of WEMU "Sweet 16" http://wemu.org/post/bettye-lavette-back-top-wemu-sweet-16 <p>Former Detroiter Bettye LaVette has always defied description and categorization.&nbsp; While many of her contemporaries followed the dictates of their record label or management, Bettye forged her own identity.&nbsp; There was always a dark edge to Bettye's voice - even in her early R&amp;B sessions such as "My Man - He's A Lovin' Man", recorded when she was 16 years old.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 20:01:34 +0000 Linda Yohn 22015 at http://wemu.org Bettye LaVette back on top of WEMU "Sweet 16" Detroiter Bettye LaVette Tops "Sweet 16" From October 15th to 21st. http://wemu.org/post/detroiter-bettye-lavette-tops-sweet-16-october-15th-21st <p>Supporting regional musicians with airplay remains a highest priority at WEMU.&nbsp; As you peruse the "Sweet 16" for October 15th through the 21st, take note of the many recordings on the list with regional connections including the topper, "Thankful 'N Thoughtful" by Detroiter, soul siren Bettye LaVette.</p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 19:17:32 +0000 Linda Yohn 21191 at http://wemu.org Detroiter Bettye LaVette Tops "Sweet 16" From October 15th to 21st. Jazz Soul Seven back on top of WEMU's "Sweet 16" http://wemu.org/post/jazz-soul-seven-back-top-wemus-sweet-16 <p><strong>WEMU &ldquo;SWEET SIXTEEN&rdquo; AIRPLAY May 28 to June 3, 2012:&nbsp; </strong></p><p><strong>LINDA YOHN, MUSIC DIRECTOR&nbsp;</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-left:.75in;">1.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; JAZZ SOUL SEVEN &ldquo;Impressions Of Curtis Mayfield&rdquo; (BFM)</p><p style="margin-left:.75in;">2.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; THIRD COAST KINGS&nbsp;&nbsp; &ldquo;Third Coast Kings&rdquo;&nbsp;&nbsp; (Record Kicks)</p><p style="margin-left:.75in;">3.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; CITIZEN RHYTHM&nbsp;&nbsp; &ldquo;Of The People, By The People, For The People&rdquo;&nbsp; (Strong Brew Music)</p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 20:09:08 +0000 Linda Yohn 14803 at http://wemu.org Jazz Soul Seven back on top of WEMU's "Sweet 16" Jazz Soul Seven top WEMU's "Sweet Sixteen" May 7th through 13th. http://wemu.org/post/jazz-soul-seven-top-wemus-sweet-sixteen-may-7th-through-13th <p><strong>WEMU &ldquo;SWEET SIXTEEN&rdquo; AIRPLAY May 7 to May 13, 2012:&nbsp; </strong></p><p><strong>LINDA YOHN, MUSIC DIRECTOR&nbsp;</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>JAZZ SOUL SEVEN &ldquo;Impressions Of Curtis Mayfield&rdquo; (BFM)</p><p>JON CLEARY&nbsp;&nbsp; &ldquo;Occapella!&rdquo;&nbsp;&nbsp; (FHQ Records)</p><p>GALACTIC&nbsp; &ldquo;Carnivale Electricos&rdquo;&nbsp; (Anti-)</p><p>DR. JOHN&nbsp;&nbsp; &ldquo;Locked Down&rdquo;&nbsp; (Nonesuch Records)</p><p>JOAN OSBORNE &ldquo;Bring It On Home&rdquo; (Saguaro Road)</p> Tue, 15 May 2012 20:28:17 +0000 Linda Yohn 13904 at http://wemu.org Jazz Soul Seven top WEMU's "Sweet Sixteen" May 7th through 13th.