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Album Review: Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa - Black Coffee

While Hart and Bonamassa may have their names emblazoned on the album covers, there is a third, silent, partner on these collaborations in the form of producer Kevin “the caveman” Shirley who has helped craft these albums from the ground up. 102 more words

Writing

Etta James and Jazz Ballads

Etta James. Specifically, Etta James singing “At Last.” Her opening stanza rings, beautiful and harmonious she sings:

At Last my love has come along

My lonely days are over…

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Musings

"AT LAST" (w/ Lyrics) ETTA JAMES - Original Version:

“AT LAST” + Lyrics ETTA JAMES – Original Version:

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. 139 more words

Music

Beyoncé Breaks Down As Etta James In "Cadillac Records" Movie (#TBT)

Beyoncé killed this scene in Cadillac Records. There was so much emotion in her performance. I could literally feel her pain just by watching her sing the hell out of this song. 36 more words

Entertainment News

Cadillac Records - The Chain Reaction Film Club

Film 74: Cadillac Records

The Rules

My chum Tim and I watch a film every week, taking it in turns to pick. The only catch? Each film has to be linked to the previous one by a shared actor. 1,165 more words

Film

R.I.P. RICK HALL

Visited here in the 1990s.

Etta James, following her 1950’s Bihari/Crown recordings (produced by Johnny Otis), recorded hits like Tell Mama at FAME, released on Chess.