Etta James

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Etta James

heroin addiction affected both her personal and professional life, but despite her continued drug problems she persisted in making new albums.

She participated in a tribute album the following year for jazz great Ella Fitzgerald.

Etta James

Ms. James was as one of the most dynamic in the music industry; aside from her drug problem, she moved people all across America with her incredible voice and music.

I choosed Etta James as my famous African American because she is a Grammy Award-winning singer, known for her hit songs “At last” and “I’d Rather Go Blind”. And, her music genre, such as Jazz, R&B, Soul, etc.

Her career had begun to in the 1960, singing in no small part to songs like "I'd Rather Go Blind" and "At Last." Earning her a Grammy Award Nomination.

Her career had begun to in the 1960, singing in no small part to songs like "I'd Rather Go Blind" and "At Last." Earning her a Grammy Award Nomination.

It is important to learn about history because the people and things were what help created/developed what you’re probably interested in, the way you live, and basically everything around you.

Without important past events today’s society would just be a mess. It is a little today, for the younger generation are not very respect of everything around them… we take this for granted. The past help influenced the way we live in today’s society.

she formed a trio and was soon working for bandleader Johnny Otis.

the age of 5, James was known as a gospel prodigy, gaining fame by singing in her church choir and on the radio.

she was reportedly miffed when Beyoncè sang the song at President Barack Obama's inaugural ball in January 20

In 2003, James underwent gastric bypass surgery and lost over 200 pounds.

the legendary singer suffered from dementia, and was receiving treatment for leukemia.

Mrs. James was born in January 25, 1938 and in died in January 20,2012


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