Etta James
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1938-01-25
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Etta James Biography (Wikipedia)

Etta James (born Jamesetta Hawkins; January 25, 1938 – January 20, 2012) was an American singer who performed in various 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". She faced a number of personal problems, including heroin addiction, severe physical abuse, and incarceration, before making a musical comeback in the late 1980s with the album Seven Year Itch.

James' powerful, earthy voice bridged the gap between rhythm and blues and rock and roll. She won six Grammy Awards 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 magazine ranked James number 22 on its list of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time and number 62 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists.

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It Could Happen To You
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It Could Happen To You
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Something's Got A Hold On Me
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Something's Got A Hold On Me
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Strange Things Happen Everyday
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Strange Things Happen Everyday
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Born Under A Bad Sign
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Born Under A Bad Sign
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Watch Dog
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Watch Dog
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Damn Your Eyes
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Damn Your Eyes
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A Sunday King Of Love
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A Sunday King Of Love
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In The Basement (Part One)
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In The Basement (Part One)
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