Etta James releases her debut album : ‘At Last!’ featuring next to the title track : ‘I Just Want to Make Love to You’ (1960)

Etta James’ ‘At Last!’ is her debut studio album released on November 15, 1960 by Argo.

Track Listing : 1.Anything To Say You’Re Mine (Sonny Thompson) – 02:37 . 2.My Dearest Darling (Eddie Bocage, Paul Gayten) – 03:05 . 3.Trust In Me (Milton Ager, Jean Schwartz, Ned Weaver) – 03:01 . 4.A Sunday Kind Of Love (Louis Prima, Barbara Belle, Anita Leonard, Stan Rhodes) – 03:18 . 5.Tough Mary (Lorenzo Manley) – 02:27 . 6.I Just Want To Make Love To You (Willie Dixon) – 03:08 . 7.At Last (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) – 03:02 . 8.All I Could Do Was Cry (Billy Davis, Gwen Fuqua, Berry Gordy) – 02:58 . 9.Stormy Weather (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 03:10 . 10.Girl Of My Dreams (Sunny Clapp) – 02:25

Musicians : Etta James – Vocals . Riley Hampton – Conductor

Production : Produced By Phil Chess, Leonard Chess

Package : Don Kamerer – Liner Notes . Andy Mckaie – Liner Notes . Vartan – Art Direction

Recorded January – October 1960.

Released On November 15, 1960 By Argo.

Etta James

Even with 14 tracks on this record, every song stays beneath 4 minutes long so it never gets old. Etta’s big, elegant, yet also gentle and sexy voice never gets repetitive. At Last! remains to this day, one of the best soul/R&B albums. […]

. James would go on to even greater success with later hits like “Tell Mama,” but on At Last one hears the singer at her peak in a swinging and varied program of blues, R&Band jazz standards. […]


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