Bettye Lavette’s 1972 ‘Muscle Shoals’ getting pressed

News / Preorders / April 16, 2018

A new round of voting in the Run Out Groove series has them releasing Bettye Lavette’s 1972 Muscle Shoals Sessions on wax. Courtesy of the press release:

These tracks were never released at the time of recording and this brand new collection includes all of her Muscle Shoals recordings plus 2 bonus tracks recorded the same year in Detroit, all making their debut on vinyl after 46 years.

In an effort to continue to engage consumers, we are also going to give fans the opportunity to vote on 3 different cover art options for the album. Look out for our album cover poll on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @RunOutGrooveLPs. The 1972 Muscle Shoals Sessions will be available to pre-order until May 8th and then pressed and numbered to a limited quantity based on total orders. Follow our socials to get production updates and learn about possible giveaway promotions.

Run Out Groove allows customers to vote on what’s being pressed from the Warner Music vault.

You have 21 days to preorder.


Christopher Lantinen
Chris Lantinen is the owner and editor-in-chief of Modern Vinyl. Along with his modest collection of sad sounding records, he collects his share of soundtracks and previously adored indie up-and-comers. Chris is currently a professor of journalism and public relations at Edinboro University in the Erie, Pennsylvania area.

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