My Man – He’s A Loving Man
Let Me Down Easy – Torch 1965, UK
I Feel Good (All Over)
Betty Lavette was very popular in the mid sixties and later. All through this period at Manchester‘s soul venues I Feel Good (All Over) was a constant track that just had to be played.
Picture courtesy ofCincy Blues Festival
Real name Betty Haskin and born in 1946, Muskegon, MI based out of Detroit, Betty signed to Atlantic in 1962, and had an R & B Top Ten hit with My Man He’s a Loving Man.
In 1963 and she released You’ll Never Change. In the same year she moved to the Lupine label releasing Witchcraft in the Air.
In 1965 she moved to Calla records and cut the now classic Let Me Down Easy.
Others releases on Calla were
Only Your Love Can Save Me and I’m Just a Fool for You.
As can be seen from the photo, Bettye is still going strong and looking hot!