Episode 1381: Patron Episode: Betty Davis, Part One

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June 8, 2022

Music:

All songs in this episode by Betty Davis.

  • “Born on the Bayou” The Columbia Years 1968-1969 (Light In The Attic, Columbia, Sony Music Commercial Music Group) 2016
  • “If I’m in Luck I Might Get Picked Up” Betty Davis (Just Sunshine Records) 1973
  • “He Was a Big Freak” They Say I’m Different (Just Sunshine Records) 1974
  • “They Say I’m Different” They Say I’m Different (Just Sunshine Records) 1974
  • “Don’t Call Her No Tramp” They Say I’m Different (Just Sunshine Records) 1974

Notes:

Podcast patron Bob Peterson picks the topic. He tells the story of funk singer, fashion designer and culture shifter Betty Davis, who passed away earlier this year at the age of 78. In first of a two-part series here on the pod, Bob talks about Betty’s early days in the music biz and marriage to trumpeter Miles Davis.

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