The Best Of Etta James (Compilation, Reissue, Vinyl LP)


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Format: LP
Cat No: CATLP110
Barcode: 5060397601100
Released: 1 January 2015

The Best Of Etta James (Compilation, Reissue, Vinyl LP)

Etta James (1938–2012) was an American singer whose powerful and versatile voice allowed her to navigate various music genres, including blues, R&B, soul, gospel, and jazz.

James began her music career in the early 1950s, gaining attention for her powerful voice and dynamic stage presence. She started recording for Modern Records in 1955, and her early work included a mix of blues and R&B.

Her single “The Wallflower (Dance with Me, Henry)” in 1955 became a major hit, marking her breakthrough in the music industry. This success led to her signing with Chess Records.

Etta James is perhaps best known for her rendition of the ballad “At Last,” released in 1961. The song became a classic and remains one of her most iconic performances.

Etta James was known for her ability to tackle various music genres. She seamlessly moved between blues, R&B, soul, gospel, and jazz, showcasing the depth and range of her vocal talent.

James faced personal challenges, including drug addiction and legal troubles, throughout her life. Despite these struggles, she continued to make significant contributions to the music world.

In the 1980s and 1990s, Etta James experienced a resurgence in popularity. She received critical acclaim for albums like “Seven Year Itch” (1988) and “The Right Time” (1992).

Etta James received numerous awards, including six Grammy Awards. She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993 and the Blues Hall of Fame in 2001.

Etta James left a lasting impact on the music industry. Her soulful and emotive singing style influenced generations of artists. Her ability to infuse raw emotion into her performances earned her a place among the greatest vocalists in the history of American music.


1. At Last
2. It’s Too Soon To Know
3. All I Could Do Was Cry
4. Trust In Me
5. Don’t Cry Baby
6. Girl Of My Dreams
7. Fools Rush In
8. I Just Want To Make Love To You

1. Something’s Got A Hold On Me
2. My Dearest Darling
3. Fool That I Am
4. Tough Mary
5. Sunday Kind Of Love
6. Seven Day Fool
7. Anything To Say You’re Mine
8. Waiting For Charlie To Come Home

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