Lavelle White

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Lavelle White
Lavelle White 2014.jpg
White performing in 2014
Background information
Birth nameLillia Lavell White
Also known asMiss La-Vell
Miss Lavelle White
Lily Fields
Born (1929-07-03) July 3, 1929 (age 91)
Amite City, Louisiana, United States
OriginHouston, Texas, United States
GenresTexas blues, soul blues, electric blues[1]
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
Years active1950s–present
LabelsVarious including Duke

Lavelle White (born July 3, 1929)[2] 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,[3] and in 2006 was inducted into the Texas Music Hall of Fame.[4] The same year her ensemble was voted the Best Blues Band in The Austin Chronicle Music Awards.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Skelly, Richard. "Lavelle White". AllMusic. Retrieved December 22, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Eagle, Bob; LeBlanc, Eric S. (2013). Blues - A Regional Experience. Santa Barbara: Praeger Publishers. p. 327. ISBN 978-0313344237.
  3. "2014 Blues Music Awards Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2014-05-16. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. Moser, Margaret. "Miss Lavelle White". The Austin Chronicle. Retrieved December 22, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. Hudson, Kathleen (2007). Women in Texas music: stories and songs (1st ed.). Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press. p. 146. ISBN 978-0-292-73467-8.