Etta James



Etta James

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1954 to 2012
Born
January 25, 1938 in Los Angeles
Died
January 20, 2012
Location
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Biography
Etta James was an American singer of rock, jazz, blues and soul. She was born Jamesetta Hawkins on January 25, 1938 in Los Angeles and died on January 20, 2012 in Riverside California. Her career began in 1954 and continued well past the 1980s. James gained fame with singles such as “Tell Mama,” “The Wallflower,” and her signature song “At Last.” Following struggles with drug addiction, James rebounded and released Seven Year Itch, her 17th studio album, in 1989. Her final studio album, The Dreamer, came out in 2011. James also released many live albums and compilations.

Top Songs by Etta James


Dreamboats & Petticoats Presents: Petticoat Collection (Warner Version)

At Last [Single Version]

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The Very Best of Etta James: The Chess Singles

I'd Rather Go Blind

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A Complete Introduction To Chess (International Version)

Something's Got A Hold On Me [Single Version]

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Eve's Bayou The Collection

A Sunday Kind of Love [Single Version]

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The Very Best of Etta James: The Chess Singles

Stormy Weather

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The Essential

Purple Rain

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The Very Best of Etta James: The Chess Singles

All I Could Was Cry

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All I Could Do Was Cry - 1960 Single Version

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Classic Jazz

Misty

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This Is The Sound Of...Rock

Rocky Mountain Way

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


From the Heart

From the Heart

Etta James May 14, 2014

14 Tracks

Sormy Weather - The Very best of

Sormy Weather - The Very best of

Etta James April 15, 2014

14 Tracks

Hickory Dickory Dock

Hickory Dickory Dock

Etta James March 3, 2014

22 Tracks

Original Album Classics

Original Album Classics

Etta James August 27, 2013

33 Tracks

I'd Rather Go Blind

I'd Rather Go Blind

Etta James November 6, 2012

16 Tracks

The Dreamer

The Dreamer

Etta James November 14, 2011

11 Tracks

My Greatest Songs

My Greatest Songs

Etta James May 19, 2011

15 Tracks

The Essential Modern Records Collection

The Essential Modern Records Collection

Etta James April 5, 2011

15 Tracks

Heart & Soul: A Retrospective

Heart & Soul: A Retrospective

Etta James January 1, 2011

82 Tracks

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