White performing in 2014
|Birth name||Lillia Lavell White|
|Also known as||Miss La-Vell|
Miss Lavelle White
|Born||July 3, 1929|
Amite City, Louisiana, United States
|Origin||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Genres||Texas blues, soul blues, electric blues|
|Labels||Various including Duke|
Lavelle White (born July 3, 1929) is an American blues and soul singer-songwriter. After performing most during her adulthood, White released three albums, the first of which was issued in 1994 when she was aged 65.
She has been nominated several times for a Blues Music Award, and in 2006 was inducted into the Texas Music Hall of Fame. The same year her ensemble was voted the Best Blues Band in The Austin Chronicle Music Awards.
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