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Etta James

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Born: Jan 25, 1938 in Los Angeles, CA
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Died: Jan 20, 2012 in Riverside, CA
Genre: Blues, R&B, Pop/Rock
Biography: Few female R&B stars enjoyed the kind of consistent acclaim Etta James received throughout a career that spanned six decades; the celebrated producer Jerry Wexler once called her "the greatest of all modern blues singers," and she recorded a number of enduring hits, including "At Last," "Tell Mama," ...Read full biography
At Last!
Released: 1961
Label: Geffen
Critics' Rating:
After spending a few years in limbo after scoring her first R&B hits "Dance With Me, Henry" and "Good Rocking Daddy," Etta James returned to the spotlight in 1961 with her first Chess release, At Last. ...Read full review
Rocks The House
Released: 1964
Label: Geffen
Critics' Rating:
Simply one of the greatest live blues albums ever captured on tape. Cut in 1963 at the New Era Club in Nashville, the set finds Etta James in stellar shape as she forcefully delivers her own "Something's ...Read full review
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