I can’t think of a better record of the day for International Women’s Day than Betty Davis’ Columbia Years, recently compiled from 1968-1969 recordings and released by Light in the Attic.
Betty’s songs are bold and fierce, sensual and compelling. The album is fun, sexy, perfect from start to finish.
Was Betty married to Miles Davis for a bit? Yes. Is that cool? Yes. Does it matter? No way. Betty is a legend in her own right. Don’t sleep on this album. I picked up a vinyl copy a few months ago and it’s one of the best purchases I’ve ever made.