четверг, 19 июля 2012 г.






Artist: Etta James
Album: Live Pack

Ⓟ  2011 Replay Records
CD Releas: January 18, 2011
Catalog#: 2531
Genre: Blues, Music
All Time: 00:22:34








         "My mother always told me, 
        even if a song has been done a thousand times, 
       you can still bring something of your own to it. 
        I'd like to think I did that."
                             
          – Etta James

Few R&B singers have endured tragic travails on the monumental level that Etta James has and remain on earth to talk about it. The lady's no shrinking violet; her autobiography, Rage to Survive, describes her past (including numerous drug addictions) in sordid detail.
But her personal problems have seldom affected her singing. James has hung in there from the age of R&B and doo wop in the mid-'50s through soul's late-'60s heyday and right up into the '90s and 2000s (where her 1994 disc Mystery Lady paid loving jazz-based tribute to one of her idols, Billie Holiday). Etta James' voice has deepened over the years, coarsened more than a little, but still conveys remarkable passion and pain.

   -   Read more at allmusic.com

            ♪ Tracklist:

           1. Respect Yourself 5:04 
           2. Drown In My Own Tears 4:30 
           3. Stormy Monday 5:18 
           4. Shake Ya Bootie 4:18 
           5. Rock Me Baby 3:24


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