First Listen: Bette Stuy clears up a powerful "Enigma"

Bette Stuy’s name lets us know where she’s from. The blues belter born Sharon M. Smith took the name Bette Stuy because she hails from the Bedford Stuyvesant ( also known as Bed Stuy) neighborhood of Brooklyn. That voice though! That’s Ko Ko Taylor taking the Illinois Central Railroad from Memphis up to Chicago to pitch a “Wang Dang Doodle.” 

Bette Stuy and her band The Brooklynites call their version neo-blues and got her inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame. Bette dives deep into the blues in a way that is recognizable to fans of the genre on her latest EP, but the track that got my attention is “Enigma,” and not just because the lyrics have a Churchillian bent. The track is straight up bluesy. Give “Enigma” and the other cuts on this steaming pot of blues a listen.

Bette Stuy - "Enigma"

Bette Stuy’s name lets us know where she’s from. The blues belter born Sharon M. Smith took the name Bette Stuy because she hails from the Bedford Stuyvesant ( also known as Bed Stuy) neighborhood of Brooklyn. That voice though! That’s Ko Ko Taylor taking the Illinois Central Railroad from Memphis up to Chicago to pitch a “Wang Dang Doodle.” 

Bette Stuy and her band The Brooklynites call their version neo-blues and got her inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame. Bette dives deep into the blues in a way that is recognizable to fans of the genre on her latest EP, but the track that got my attention is “Enigma,” and not just because the lyrics have a Churchillian bent. The track is straight up bluesy. Give “Enigma” and the other cuts on this steaming pot of blues a listen.

Bette Stuy - "Enigma"

 
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