Etta James

Etta James
1938 - 2012

Etta James  American Singer

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Etta James passed away on 20th Jan 2012 aged 73. Her last relationship was when Etta James and Artis Mills were married for 43 years before Etta James died aged 73.

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Etta James was previously married to Artis Mills (1969 - 2012).

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Etta James is a 73 year old American Singer. Born Jamesetta Hawkins on 25th January, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, USA, she is famous for Her Single "At Last" in a career that spans 1954–2012. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Etta James is a member of the following lists: Grammy Award-winning artists, African-American singer-songwriters and African-American female singers.

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Confirmed Relationships1
Longest Relationship43 yrs
Shortest Relationship43 yrs
Average Relationship Length43 yrs
First Name Etta
Last Name Mills
Maiden Name James
Full Name at Birth Jamesetta Hawkins
Alternative Name Miss Peaches, Miss Peaches,, The Matriarch of R&B
Age 73 (age at death) years
Birthday 25th January, 1938
Birthplace Los Angeles, California, USA
Died 20th January, 2012
Place of Death Riverside, California, USA
Cause of Death Complications of Leukemia
Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
Build Large
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Dyed Blonde
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Her Single "At Last"
Music Genre (Text) Blues, R&B, soul, rock and roll, jazz, gospel
Music Genre Blues
Year(s) Active 1954–2012
Music Style Early R&B, Soul-Blues, R&B
Music Mood Earthy, Passionate, Gutsy, Earnest, Intimate, Boisterous, Romantic, Melancholy, Exuberant, Laid-Back/Mellow, Sensual, Rowdy, Joyous, Rollicking, Sentimental, Raucous, Summery, Reverent
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals
Record Label Modern, Chess/MCA Records, Argo, Crown, Cadet, Island/PolyGram Records, Private Music/RCA, RCA Victor Records, Elektra, Virgin/EMI Records, Verve Forecast/Universal Records
Associated Acts Harvey Fuqua, Johnny Otis, Sugar Pie DeSanto

Etta James (born Jamesetta Hawkins; January 25, 1938 – January 20, 2012) was an American singer who spanned a variety of music genres including blues, R&B, soul, rock and roll, jazz and gospel. Starting her career in 1954, she gained fame with hits such as "The Wallflower", "At Last", "Tell Mama", "Something's Got a Hold on Me", and "I'd Rather Go Blind" for which she wrote the lyrics. She faced a number of personal problems, including drug addiction, before making a musical resurgence in the late 1980s with the album Seven Year Itch.

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NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Etta James73 AquariusSinger
American
Artis Mills-

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Tap1989Blues SingerMovie
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band1978Our Guests at HeartlandMovie

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Robert W LewisAug 30, 2013

The Lady is a legend, She could sing any thing, I was able to attend a dozen of so Of her concerts

Robert W. LewisAug 30, 2013

Etta James Has A Record That Seems To have Gotten Lost. On The Queen Of Soul Album, there are 23 Songs, The Song Somewhere out Is much different Then Newer versions by other recording artist Please play this to see the difference. I Lost all of my albums In a house fire In 1978 Please place this record on line and Thank You Very, Very Much

allisondiligesMay 19, 2013

Her voice is the most perfect thing ever.

BBTygerTygerJan 21, 2012

What a beautiful and soulful voice she had.


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