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PHILADELPHIA – As legendary blues singer Etta James is laid to rest tomorrow in Los Angeles, the Rhythm & Blues Foundation wishes to express its sorrow at the loss of “our friend and Rhythm & Blues Pioneer” and its deep appreciation to her family, which is asking for all donationsContinue Reading

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[youtube]ADDigK8LwyE[/youtube] Etta James, the R&B and blues singer known for singing “At Last” died this morning at a hospital in Riverside, California due to complications from leukemia. The Los Angeles native started her career as a teenager when she started The Creolettes. Johnny Otis met the group and helped themContinue Reading

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Yesterday was Etta James’s birthday and one week ago tomorrow Beyonce sang her signature song, “At Last” at the televised Neighborhood Ball. It was wonderful for Beyonce to bring attention to James’ work with Cadillac Records. But some people including myself wondered why James couldn’t sing her own song atContinue Reading

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