Etta James
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1938-01-25
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Etta James (born Jamesetta Hawkins; January 25, 1938 – January 20, 2012) was an American singer. Her style spanned a variety of music genres including blues, R&B, soul, rock and roll, jazz and gospel. Starting her career in 1954, she ...

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Etta James & Harvey Fuqua
If I can't Have You
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If I can't Have You If I can't Have You If I can't Have You If I can't Have You
Etta James
Dance With me Henry
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Dance With me Henry Dance With me Henry Dance With me Henry Dance With me Henry
Sugar Pie DeSanto & Etta James
Do I Make Myself Clear
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Do I Make Myself Clear Do I Make Myself Clear Do I Make Myself Clear Do I Make Myself Clear
Etta James & Harvey Fuqua
Spoonful
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Spoonful Spoonful Spoonful Spoonful
Etta James
I Want A Sunday Kinda Love
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I Want A Sunday Kinda Love I Want A Sunday Kinda Love I Want A Sunday Kinda Love I Want A Sunday Kinda Love
Ty Taylor, Paloma Faith, Ellington Jordan, Guy Barker Orchestra, Urban Voices Collective, Etta James, Guy Barker & Guy Barker
I'd Rather Go Blind
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I'd Rather Go Blind I'd Rather Go Blind I'd Rather Go Blind I'd Rather Go Blind
Etta James
Something's Got A Hold On Me
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Something's Got A Hold On Me Something's Got A Hold On Me Something's Got A Hold On Me Something's Got A Hold On Me
Etta James
Roll With Me Henry
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Roll With Me Henry Roll With Me Henry Roll With Me Henry Roll With Me Henry
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Biography

Etta James (born Jamesetta Hawkins; January 25, 1938 – January 20, 2012) was an American singer. Her style spanned a variety of music genres including blues, R&B, soul, rock and roll, jazz and gospel. Starting her career in 1954, she gained fame with hits such as "The Wallflower", "At Last", "Tell Mama", "Something's Got a Hold on Me", and "I'd Rather Go Blind" for which she wrote the lyrics. She faced a number of personal problems, including drug addiction, before making a musical resurgence in the late 1980s with the album Seven Year Itch.

James is regarded as having bridged the gap between rhythm and blues and rock and roll, and was the winner of six Grammys and 17 Blues Music Awards. She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, the Blues Hall of Fame in 2001, and the Grammy Hall of Fame in both 1999 and 2008. Rolling Stone ranked James number 22 on their list of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time and number 62 on the list of the 100 Greatest Artists.

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