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James was raised by friends and relatives instead of her mother through most of her childhood, and it was while she was living with her grandparents that she began regularly attending a Baptist church. In 1994, a year after she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, James signed to the Private Music label, and recorded Mystery Lady: Songs of Billie Holiday, a tribute to the great vocalist she had long cited as a key influence; the album earned Etta her first Grammy Award. The album sold respectably and James was determined to keep her career on track, playing frequent live shows and recording regularly, issuing Stickin' to My Guns in 1990 and The Right Time in 1992. James released The Dreamer, for in 2011. Once you indulge yourself in her life, you quickly comprehend the fierce spirit, complexities and facts never fully realized in the Beyonce produced film, Cadillac Records.

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James was raised by friends and relatives instead of her mother through most of her childhood, and it was while she was living with her grandparents that she began regularly attending a Baptist church. With that said, it greatly disappoints me that in light of her authenticity, this truth has failed to be depicted on the screens of Hollywood. In 1994, a year after she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, James signed to the label, and recorded Mystery Lady: Songs of Billie Holiday, a tribute to the great vocalist she had long cited as a key influence; the album earned Etta her first Grammy Award. James' solo career was a slow starter, and she spent several years cutting low-selling singles for and touring small clubs until 1960, when Leonard Chess signed her to a new record deal. But James' love of music was also growing stronger, and with a pair of friends she formed a singing group called the Creolettes. Through most of the '70s, a sober James got by touring small clubs and playing occasional blues festivals, and she recorded for Chess with limited success, despite the high quality of her work.

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Cadillac Records: The Story of Etta James • Grown Folks Music

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Etta James was born Jamesetta Hawkins in Los Angeles, California on January 25, 1938; her mother was just 14 years old at the time, and she never knew her father, though she would later say she had reason to believe he was the well-known pool hustler Minnesota Fats. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi Read More. In 1978, longtime fans the Rolling Stones paid homage to James by inviting her to open some shows for them on tour, and she signed with Warner Bros. James' solo career was a slow starter, and she spent several years cutting low-selling singles for Modern and touring small clubs until 1960, when Leonard Chess signed her to a new record deal. In 1978, longtime fans paid homage to James by inviting her to open some shows for them on tour, and she signed with , cutting the album Deep in the Night with producer. However when you fully inhale the intricacies of Ms. She entered rehab on a court order in 1973, the same year she recorded a rock-oriented album, Only a Fool, with producer Gabriel Mekler.

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The album sold respectably and James was determined to keep her career on track, playing frequent live shows and recording regularly, issuing Stickin' to My Guns in 1990 and The Right Time in 1992. Etta James is as fascinating as her voice, complicated as her vocal interpretations and raw as her passion. James released The Dreamer, for Verve Forecast in 2011. That same year, James signed with Island Records and cut a powerful comeback album, Seven Year Itch, produced by Barry Beckett of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section. And then when Mama Lu died and Dorothy snatched me away, everything went haywire. That same year, James signed with and cut a powerful comeback album, Seven Year Itch, produced by Barry Beckett of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section.

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Etta James ~ Songs List

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In a world filled with smoke and mirrors, it always inspires me to see and experience artists who exude a powerful sense of truth. . James' voice made her a natural for the choir, and despite her young age she became a soloist with the group, and appeared with them on local radio broadcasts. It is simply my hope to witness someone who will have the guts to really tell that story in the spirit Etta gave and deserves……. She entered rehab on a court order in 1973, the same year she recorded a rock-oriented album, Only a Fool, with producer Gabriel Mekler. That is the stern virtue that I highly respect in the artistry and legend of Ms. Etta James was diagnosed with terminal leukemia later that year, and died on January 20, 2012 in Riverside, California at the age of 73.

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At the age of 12, after the death of her foster mother, James found herself living with her mother in San Francisco, and with little adult supervision, she began to slide into juvenile delinquency. She claimed it was her final album of new material. The relationship with proved simpatico, and between 1995 and 2003 James cut eight albums for the label, while also maintaining a busy touring schedule. Etta James was born Jamesetta Hawkins in Los Angeles, California on January 25, 1938; her mother was just 14 years old at the time, and she never knew her father, though she would later say she had reason to believe he was the well-known pool hustler Minnesota Fats. But James' love of music was also growing stronger, and with a pair of friends she formed a singing group called the Creolettes. By her own account, James fell back into drug addiction after becoming involved with a man with a habit, and she went back to playing club dates when and where she could until she kicked again thanks to a stay at the Betty Ford Center in 1988. At Last my love has come along My lonely days are over And life is like a song Ohh yeah yeah At Last the skies above are blue My heart as wrapped up in clover The night I looked at you I found a dream, that I could speak to A dream that I can call my own I found a thrill to rest my cheek to A thrill that I have never known.

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She claimed it was her final album of new material. At the age of 12, after the death of her foster mother, James found herself living with her mother in San Francisco, and with little adult supervision, she began to slide into juvenile delinquency. Through most of the '70s, a sober James got by touring small clubs and playing occasional blues festivals, and she recorded for with limited success, despite the high quality of her work. By her own account, James fell back into drug addiction after becoming involved with a man with a habit, and she went back to playing club dates when and where she could until she kicked again thanks to a stay at the Betty Ford Center in 1988. James' voice made her a natural for the choir, and despite her young age she became a soloist with the group, and appeared with them on local radio broadcasts. While Hollywood may try their best, her story is more brilliant and compelling than any writer could create. Etta James was diagnosed with terminal leukemia later that year, and died on January 20, 2012 in Riverside, California at the age of 73.

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Now for a woman to confess her trials of domestic abuse, her mindset of being an addict and other uncensored tidbits, having an affair with the boss would have easily been a drop in the bucket — unless it never happened. The relationship with Private Music proved simpatico, and between 1995 and 2003 James cut eight albums for the label, while also maintaining a busy touring schedule. . . . . .

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