Etta James Part One
Etta James (born Jamesetta Hawkins; January 25, 1938— January 20, 2012) was anAmerican singer who performed in various genres, including blues, R&B, soul, rockand roll, jazz and gospel. Starting her career in 1954, she gained fame with hitssuch 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, includingheroin addiction, severe physical abuse, and incarceration, before making amusical comeback in the late 1980s with the album Seven Year Itch.
James performing in France in July 1990