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  • Name: Etta James
  • Born: 01/25/1938
  • Died: 01/20/2012 (73 years old)
  • Occupation: Singer

Jamesetta Hawkins, best known as Etta James (January 25, 1938 – January 20, 2012) was an American singer who performed in various 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”. She faced a number of personal problems, including heroin addiction, severe physical abuse, and incarceration, before making a musical comeback in the late 1980s with the album Seven Year Itch.

Birth Name: Jamesetta Hawkins

Alias: Jamesetta Hawkins

Genre: Blues, R&B, soul, gospel, jazz, rock and roll

Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Death Place: Riverside, California, U.S.

Source: Wikipedia

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