It's Friday, I'm hungover and I'm completely resigned to not getting a helluva lot done. I also feel like I might not have accurately conveyed how awesome Betty Harris is and how cool it is that The Dynamites are working with her. But you know what accurately relays the rad-ness of Ms. Harris? YouTube videos. .Lots and lots of YouTube videos. Super-soul shake down after the jump.*
Ride Your Pony
Love Lots of Lovin with Lee Dorsey
Hook Line N Sinker/Show It
Cry To Me
I Don't Want To Hear It
Trouble With My Lover
And because we always strive for a local angle, here's Batty's mentor and Jackson, Tenn., native Big Maybelle doing a late-career cover of ? & The Mysterians' "96 Tears." So. Fucking. Good.
*For some odd reason there isn't an embedable clip of "Mean Man"--which total bullshit. Way to suck, internet.