Friday, January 20, 2012

Etta James 1990 Jazz Festival

Etta James on the main stage at the 1990 Monterey Jazz Festival. Born Jamesetta Hawkins in 1938, the singer who was nicknamed Miss Peaches crossed genres, from blues and rhythm and blues to rock and roll, soul, gospel and jazz. James's singnature song, "At Last," was released in 1961, but is still a romantic favorite. James died on Friday, January 20, she was 73. (Monterey County Herald)

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