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Betty Wright

Her Hit At Seventeen “Clean Up Woman” No Longer Defines Betty Wright’s Career


May 19, 2014 - Our Vintage Cafe today with Betty Wright is from 2012. Betty Wright may be best known for a couple of songs she cut for her hometown TK records when she was still a teenager in Miami. "Clean Up Woman" and Girls Can't Do What The Boys Can Do" are still major (and much sampled) songs for her. We'll see if we can coax a version of "Clean Up Woman" out of Betty today. Wright later got into engineering, producing, and the business end of the music industry. She also became a vocal coach for people like Joss Stone. It was on Stone's Soul Sessions album that she met Questlove and the Roots who collaborated with her on Betty Wright: The Movie, the album she had recently released when this interview took place in 2012.

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IN THE MIDDLE OF THE GAME DON'T CHANGE THE PLAY
SURRENDER
CLEAN UP WOMAN

Recent Release: Betty Wright: The Movie
Release Date: November 15, 2011
Label: S-Curve Records / Ms. B Records

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