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Thursday, August 14th, 2008

VIDEO PREMIERE: Bettye LaVette's 'Talking Old Soldiers' Video

The great lady of soul Bettye LaVette has filmed a video for what is arguably the most poignant song on her latest record the Scene of the Crime, a cover of the Elton John classic "Talking Old Soldiers." Filmed at a bar called the Locker Room in her hometown of Detroit MI, the video captures in Bettye all the disappointment and loneliness that lyricist Bernie Taupin imbued in his timeworn veterans, and adds the distinctly modern cry of a woman and an artist aging in a young person's game.

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