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Watch This Boogaloo!

Our friend Grace of Spades hosts a groovy radio show on bbox.com, a Brooklyn community radio station that goes out over the interwebs. Her show is called… 607 more words

Let Etta James Rock The House on her birthday

Few people can belt it out like Miss Peaches. Here’s a few from her 1966 appearance on The !!!! Beat

and her smokin’ intro to What’d I Say featuring Esther Phillips, Lattimore Brown and Roscoe Shelton… 130 more words

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Happy Birthday: Etta James

Etta James aka Jamesetta Hawkins (25 January 1938 – 20 January 2012)

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At Last

Etta James was a singer who managed to cross all the usual boundaries of style and genre. Big ballads were here forte, but she was also accepted as a Blues Singer, Jazz singer, and as one of the greats of Soul Music. 259 more words

Nostalgia And Reflections

Rocker Brian Ray pays tribute to musical mentor Etta James

Three years after the death of ‘the matriarch of R&B’ Etta James, long time friend of the singer Brian Ray (Bayonets frontman and Paul McCartney touring guitarist) has opened up about the death of his musical mentor. 262 more words

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Etta James - At Last (Argo Records)

Hard to not make a link with Ray Charles‘s ‘Georgia’ when having a listen to the evergreen vibrant atmosphere of Etta James‘s title track from her 1961 released album on Argo Records. 67 more words

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Happy Birthday: Etta James

Etta James (born Jamesetta Hawkins) January 25, 1938 – January 20, 2012)

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