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Etta James

Etta James

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Famous as :

Blues singer

Birth Name :

Jamesetta Hawkins

Birth Date :

January 25, 1938

Birth Place :

Los Angeles, California, USA

Spouse :

Artis Mills (since 1969)

Claim to fame :

Single "The Wallflower (Dance with Me, Henry)" (1955)

Latest News


Christina Aguilera Appears to Have Blood Running Down Her Leg at Etta James' Funeral

January 30, 2012 03:21:12 GMT

seemed to have experienced a little accident at ' funeral. When the "Beautiful" hitmaker performed a rendition of the late R&B legend's hit song "At Last" at the Greater Bethany Community Church City of Refuge in Gardena, California last Saturday, January 28, mystery fluid was caught on camera streaming down her leg.
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Tributes for Etta James Came From Christina Aguilera, Stevie Wonder, Obama

January 29, 2012 10:16:50 GMT

Stars turned up at the funeral of jazz legend to pay their last respect. , clad in black suit, gave a soulful rendition of the late singer's most famous hit, "At Last", in front of 300 mourners at Greater Bethany Community Church City of Refuge in Gardena, California on Saturday, January 28. She earned a standing ovation.
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Adele Pulls Double Crown on Billboard Charts as Etta James Has Huge Jump

January 26, 2012 01:56:51 GMT

It's another quiet week on Billboard chart, but there are some interesting highlights. , who easily secures the top spot on Billboard Hot 200, takes over the first position on Hot 100 from . Also, there's late who causes a buzz as she has a massive jump on the album chart through one of her efforts.
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Details of Etta James' Funeral and Public Viewing Released

January 25, 2012 03:52:04 GMT

will be laid to rest this coming Saturday, January 28. Details of the Blues legend's funeral have just been released to public as spokeswoman Rachel Noerdlinger told CNN that the private memorial will take place at 10 A.M. at the Greater Bethany Community Church City of Refuge in Gardena, California.
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Video: Kelly Clarkson Covers 'I'd Rather Go Blind' to Salute Etta James

January 23, 2012 03:00:08 GMT

paid homage to , who passed away at a Riverside, California hospital on January 20, at her recent concert. The Texan-born singer crooned one of the legend's blues classics, "I'd Rather Go Blind", when performing at Radio City Music Hall in New York City over the weekend.
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Details of Etta James' Final Moments Shared by Son

January 21, 2012 04:54:13 GMT

As the world mourns the death of Blues legend , one of her sons is offering details of her final moments at a Riverside, California hospital. On Friday, January 20, the same day the 73-year-old singer died from complications of leukemia, Donto James told PEOPLE, "She basically passed in my arms."
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Aretha Franklin, Beyonce Knowles and Many More Mourn the Loss of Etta James

January 21, 2012 01:25:54 GMT

Shortly after news of 's passing broke out, condolences began to pour in. All kinds of celebrities from music's big names to TV stars took to Twitter and other media to remember the life and legacy of the R&B icon. Among those were singers , and .
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Breaking: Etta James Passed Away Surrounded by Family

January 20, 2012 16:49:24 GMT

After a series of health problems, singer took her last breath on Friday, January 20 morning at a hospital in Riverside, California, surrounded by her husband, Artis Mills, and her son. The legendary singer died from complications from leukemia and also suffered dementia and hepatitis C. She was 73.
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Etta James Discharged From Hospital, Recovering at Home

January 06, 2012 06:12:27 GMT

has been back home after staying in hospital for around two weeks, it's confirmed. The 73-year-old music veteran, who's battling the final stages of terminal leukemia and suffering from dementia, was released from the medical facility a few days after her condition improved and she was removed from a breathing machine.
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Etta James Placed on a Breathing Machine at Hospital

December 24, 2011 05:12:48 GMT

' condition seemed to worsen since it was revealed that she is terminally ill with chronic leukemia. Lupe De-Leon, the legendary blues singer's manager of 30 years, told Reuters on Friday, December 23, that she has been placed on a breathing machine after experiencing difficulty breathing.
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Etta James Is 'Terminally Ill', Doctor Says

December 16, 2011 19:11:50 GMT

is gravely ill as the result of chronic leukemia. Her live-in doctor is asking prayers for the 73-year-old "At Last" singer, stating she was declared incurable two weeks ago and is now "terminally ill".
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Blood Poisoning Sends Etta James to Hospital

May 14, 2011 22:22:29 GMT

' son Sametto Jones told the press that the 73-year-old jazz legend has been hospitalized earlier this week. A urinary tract infection led to Sepsis which is a severe illness in which the bloodstream is overwhelmed by bacteria.
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Judge Orders Etta James to Undergo Independent Medical Review

February 28, 2011 10:05:03 GMT

A California judge has ordered to undergo an independent medical evaluation after the ailing soul legend's son alleged she could be in "very serious danger" if she is left under the care of her current live-in doctor. The "At Last" singer is currently being cared for by Dr. Elaine James and a team of nurses at her home for dementia, leukemia and other problems.
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Leukemia-Stricken Etta James Fighting for Life

January 24, 2011 03:30:21 GMT

A representative for has asked fans to pray for the cancer-fighting blues star as she approaches her 73rd birthday. It emerged earlier this month that the "At Last" singer is gravely ill and undergoing treatment for leukemia in California.
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Etta James' Leukaemia Disease Revealed in Court Battle

January 14, 2011 02:32:51 GMT

Legendary R&B star is gravely ill and is battling leukaemia. The 72-year-old icon has suffered from Alzheimer's disease since 2009, but her health problems have worsened and new court papers reveal she is currently undergoing cancer treatment. It is not known when she was diagnosed with the latest ailment.
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Etta James' Health Gets Better After Changing Hospital

February 12, 2010 09:45:13 GMT

Ailing R&B legend is making progress in her health battle - she has been transferred to a new hospital in Southern California. The 72-year-old singer was admitted to the Riverside Community Hospital in January after contracting sepsis, caused by a urinary tract infection.
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Revealed, Etta James Fights Alzheimer's Disease

February 02, 2010 08:15:31 GMT

Singing legend has been secretly battling Alzheimer's Disease for more than a year, her son has revealed. The 72-year-old R&B star was admitted to the Riverside Community Hospital in southern California a week ago, January 29, 2010, with a suspected urinary tract infection. At the time, Donto James revealed his mother had been treated earlier this year for a dependency on painkillers and over-the-counter medication.
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Etta James Hospitalized Due to Dangerous Infection

January 30, 2010 05:02:23 GMT

Legendary soul singer has been hospitalized in Southern California with a serious infection, according to her son. The "At Last" singer, 72, was admitted to Riverside Community Hospital about a week ago after being diagnosed with sepsis caused by a urinary tract infection.
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