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Blues legend Etta James dead at 73

LOS ANGELES — Legendary US blues and soul singer Etta James, best known for her 1960 hit “At Last,” died Friday of complications from leukemia, her manager said. She was 73. James, who flitted effortlessly from jazz, pop and love ballads to feisty R&B and who plunged into drug addiction…

Blues singer Etta James terminally ill

Grammy-winning blues and soul singer Etta James, most famous for her signature song “At Last,” is terminally ill, her doctor and manager said in comments published Friday. Experts declared two weeks ago that the leukemia from which the 73-year-old was suffering was inoperable, Dr Elaine James told The Press-Enterprise newspaper,…

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Being a dork who finds herself drawn to even bad movies about music, I’m intrigued by this movie “Cadillac Records“, and by “Cadillac”, they mean “Chess”. It’s fictionalized, so they changed the name from Chess Records. I can think of another movie that does this—”Grace of My Heart” borrowed heavily…

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