Etta James: Dead At Age 73

Legendary blues singer remembered for the song "At Last," passes away.
4:37 | 01/21/12

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Legendary singer Etta James has died at the age of 73 -- to had been ill for some time with one of the great voices in popular American music. Yeah. -- James will forever be remembered for one song. -- Even late in her life at blast was added James. She was born James -- -- in Los Angeles in 1938. -- began singing in church at the age of five. By fifteen she recorded her first record and along the way. James F Hawkins became -- change. With her sultry sensual vocal style. She hit it big the first time in the late 1950s and early sixties with a string of hits. But her personal life was troubled marred by drug and alcohol addiction. They do as they affect you want to do things. In 2008 Beyonce later in the movie Cadillac records. And the next year and his inaugural ball President Obama and his wife danced to her version of that last night. Yeah. In recent years her health declined she died of leukemia. What a voice.

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