Etta James Dies at 73

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We are sad to report that the legendary blues singer Etta James has pass away Friday morning at 73 years old. The cause of the "At Last" singers death was complication due to leukemia.  Etta James will definitely be miss. Born Jamesetta Hawkins in 1938 to parents Dorothy Hawkins, James never knew who her father was, she caught the singing bug at just five years old.Singing secular music at church. At the tender age of fifteen she recorded her first song "Roll With Henry." In 1960 she was sign to Chase Record where she release many hit songs including the popular "At Last."Throughout her career she had struggled with drug addition from heroin to cocaine. Singer Beyonce Knowles played Ms.James in the 2008 film Cadillac Record.  Ms. James will truly be missed.

Here Is Beyonce performing "At Last" at Obama Inauguration

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