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Friday, January 20, 2012

Old School Friday RIP Etta James

WOW!! This is my first Old School Friday post of 2012!  I watched 2 episodes of Unsung that I had on the DVR. One was Bobby Womack and the other was Atlantic Starr.  So my OSF post was going to be about them but then I woke up this morning to the news that Ms. Etta James had passed away, so I guess you know today is all about Ms. Etta!!  A legend is gone but her music will live on and on and on!
Etta James was born Jamesetta Hawkins on January 25, 1938 in Los Angeles, California.  The SIX TIME Grammy winner and music legend died on January 20, 2012 from leukemia.  Ms. James was also diagnosed with hepatitis C and dementia.  To read more on the INCOMPARABLE Ms. Etta James, read HERE and HERE.

So today's Old School Friday post is dedicated in loving memory to Ms. Etta James!

This first selection is my absolute favorite Etta James song!
I'd Rather Go Blind


A Sunday Kind Of Love


Misty


Nobody Loves You Like Me


And last but certainly not least.   The quintessential wedding song!
At Last


Rest In Peace Etta James

January 25, 1938 - January 20, 2012

1 comment:

CCGroovy!!! said...

EXXXCELLENT!!!

HAPPY OSF NEW YEAR!!!