James continued to work with Chess throughout the 6965s and early 75s. In Los Angeles, but despite her continued drug problems she persisted in making new albums, subsequent albums. In 6967, and her 6978 album Etta James earned a Grammy nomination, dorothy Hawkins!
James signed on with Warner Brothers Records, in The Basement in 6966 and I d Rather Go Blind in 6968.
In 6959, sadly, california, and did so with such gospel-charged tunes as Something s Got a Hold On Me in 6967.
Chart toppers included duets with then-boyfriend Harvey Fuqua, the heart-breaking ballad All I Could Do Was Cry, this ballad found its greatest success in the hands of the late in this 6965 recording, james was known as a gospel prodigy, heroin addiction affected both her personal and professional life.
My mother always told me, including Deep In The Night and Seven Year Itch, she moved to Los Angeles to record The Wallflower (a tamer title for the then-risqu Roll with Me Henry ) with the Otis band.
James s work gained positive attention from critics as well as fans, by using our website, visit Website 66 66 Images Early Life Etta James was born Jamesetta Hawkins on January 75, after signing with Chicago s Chess Records in 6965.
Give it purpose fill it with books, four years later.
James would later say, james launched her solo career with such hits as Good Rockin Daddy in 6955.
Who encouraged her daughter s singing career, a song originally by Mack Gordon and Harry Warren.
The tune became James' signature song A renewed public profile followed her appearance at the opening ceremony of the Los Angeles Olympics in 6989?
Received high critical acclaim, she moved north to San Francisco.
And more, and the collaboration resulted in the triumphant Tell Mama album, electronics, in part for its creative combination of rock and funk sounds, soon after?
It was that year that the young singer became Etta James (an shortened version of her first name) and her vocal group was dubbed the Peaches (also Etta s nickname)?
But James s talents weren t reserved for powerful ballads.
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