Bettye Lavette does The Who

Soul singers covering rock tunes isn't a new thing – we did a Spotify playlist of some a while back, but here's one I missed – Bettye Lavette doing The Who's Love Reign O'er Me.

According to this YouTube clip, the track was recording for some kind of event honouring The Who in 2008, but it has recently surfaced on her latest CD, Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook, which covers rock songs of the past in a similar style.

Anyway, here's that clip…


  1. good spot. Pete and Roger look very bored though! you know what the event was?

  2. That was at the Kennedy Center Honours in Washington

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