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Etta James

We remember Etta James. ‘Etta Lasts’

This day (January 20, 2012), in Riverside, California, died Jamesetta Hawkins a.k.a. Etta James,an American singer. Tracklist : Something’S Got A Hold On Me . w/ Chuck Berry – Rock N’ Roll Music . w/ Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan & B.B. King – Take My Hand (1987) . w/ B.B. King Stevie Ray Vaughan – […]

This week In One-Off Collaborations 08

Roger Waters & Eric Clapton, Tommy Emmanuel & John Knowles, Ryuichi Sakamoto & Caetano Veloso, Junior Walker & Buddy Miles, Etta James & Chuck Berry, Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa, Ray Charles, Andy Williams, Cass Elliot & Elton John, Mick Taylor & Jack Bruce, Joe Perry, Slash & Johnny Depp, Bono & Johnny Depp, Brandi […]

Singing (and Playing) With Keith Richards

Keith Richards whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has performed with, beside his famous Rolling Stones colleagues, a myriad of bands or solo artists of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Eric Clapton, The Faces, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry , Sheryl Crow, Aretha Franklin, Mick Jagger, James Cotton, […]

Happy Birthday John Mayall. ‘More Room To Move’

This day (November 29, 1933), in Macclesfield, England, is born John Mayall, an English blues singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Digest Tracklist : Parchman Farm (2019) . (They Call It) Stormy Monday (2018) . Nature’s Disappearing (2017) . Drifting Blues (2015) . Room To Move . w/ Eric Clapton & The Bluesbreakers – I’M Tore Down […]

This month In Blues Legends 03

T Bone Walker, John Mayer, Lonnie Brook, Gary Moore, Albert Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, B B King, Albert King, Paul Butterfield, Etta James, John Mayall, the Bluesbreakers, Roy Buchanan, Muddy Waters, The Rolling Stones, John Hammond, Taj Mahal, Big Joe Turner, Lucky Peterson. They are the “Blues Legends” performers selected among the 1124 Posts we […]

This week In Soul Artists 38

Earth Wind and Fire, Sharon Jones, The Da, Missy Elliott, Chaka Khan, Maze, Etta James, Erykah Badu, Ruth Brown, Alicia Keys, Ray Charles, Irma Thomas, Aretha Franklin. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 277 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Earth, Wind […]

This week In Soul Artists 51

Aretha Franklin, Ronald Isley, Dennis Edwards, Isaac Hayes, Earth Wind and Fire, Whitney Houston, Etta James, Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Les Mccann, Eddie Harris, Narada Michael Walden, Parliament Funkadelic, The Pointer Sisters, Snoop Dogg, Wu Tang Clan, A Tribe Called Quest. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 250 Posts we publish this week. […]

We remember Allen Toussaint. ‘Oh When Toussaint…’

This day (November 10, 2015), in Madrid, Spain, died Allen Toussaint, an American musician, composer, record producer and influential figure in New Orleans Digest Tracklist : Medley (2011) . Interview In Helsinki, Aug. 19, 2011 . It’S Raining (2011) . Southern Nights . w/ Etta James, Dr. John – Something’S Got A Hold On Me […]

Singing (and playing) With Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry who would have turned 93 today, has rock’n rolled with a myriad of artists of all genres. We have selected thirteen of them : John Lennon, Johnnie Johnson, Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen , Tina Turner, Etta James, Sha Na Na, Keith Richards, Little Richard, Linda Ronstadt, Stevie Ray Vaughan, George Thorogood, Bo Diddley […]

Chuck Berry records ‘Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll,’ a live…

Chuck Berry’s ‘Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll is a live album recorded on October 6 and 16, 1986 with Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Etta James and many more guests and released in October, 1987 by Mca. Track Listing : 1.Maybellene (Chuck Berry) – 02:37 . 2.Around And Around (Chuck Berry) – 02:24 . […]

This week In Singing Ladies 33

Valerie Simpson, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Buika, Aaliyah, Randy Crawford, Lauryn Hil, Etta James , Mary J. Blige, Brittany Howard, Bettye LaVette, Bette Midler. They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 303 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Valerie Simpson – Street […]

Etta James releases her eighth album : ‘Tell Mama’ featuring…

Etta James’ ‘Tell Mama’ is her eighth studio album released on August 21, 1968 by Cadet. Track listing : 1.Tell Mama (Clarence Carter, Marcus Daniel, Wilbur Terrell) – 02:20 . 2.I’d Rather Go Blind (Bill Foster, Ellington Jordan) – 02:33 . 3.Watch Dog (Don Covay) – 02:06 . 4.Love of My Man (Ed Townsend) – […]

This week In Soul Artists 26

Billie Holiday, The Temptations, Martha and The Vandellas, Etta James, Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, Jill Scott, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Chaka Khan, George Clinton, the P Funk Al Stars, Bernie Worrell, the Woo Warriors. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 300 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious […]