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Old 01-20-2012, 11:11 AM   #1
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RIP Etta

For those of you, like me, who love the blues. RIP Etta James


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Old 01-20-2012, 01:14 PM   #2
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I'll miss her too.
The last dance I ever had with my late husband was to her beautiful song "At Last" at our 40th anniversary party. She had a voice beyond compare. Rest in Peace, Etta.


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Old 01-20-2012, 04:21 PM   #3
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Old 01-20-2012, 04:23 PM   #4
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What a talent. RIP.
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Old 01-20-2012, 10:00 PM   #5
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Sad, sad. She was wonderful. RIP.
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Old 01-20-2012, 10:20 PM   #6
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RIP, Etta!
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Old 01-21-2012, 01:10 AM   #7
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Thanks Jim that the first time I have seen Eta with one of my heroes BB King and judging by the horn section it was in the mid 80s.
The Lady is at peace.
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Old 01-21-2012, 07:25 AM   #8
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It's doubly sad that the recent death of her early sponsor, Johnny Otis, went relatively unnoticed.
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Old 01-21-2012, 10:49 AM   #9
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So sorry to learn of her death. She was a real talent.

It's interesting, though, that one of my grandsons has a kitty that he named Etta James Cereal. I get the Etta James part, but the "Cereal" slays me.
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Old 01-21-2012, 11:40 AM   #10
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So sorry to hear of her passing. I grew up with the sounds of jazz, blues and big bands as my Dad loved them all. Etta James was one of both our favourites. When I go see him today I know he too will be saddened.

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