[Music Monday] The one and only Etta James.

I was saddened when I finally got around to catching up on the news today to find that Etta James passed away on Friday. She had been struggling with Cancer and Dimentia for a while now, so it is not surprising, but it is sad to hear that another great musician has left us. Etta James truly had one of the most amazing voices I’ve ever heard. She hardly gets the recognition she deserves for her role in influencing music, but she had her in hand in much of what we hear today. We wouldn’t have Beyonce, Adele, Amy Winehouse, etc etc without Etta and her counterparts.

Here’s to Ms. James…. may she rest in peace.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s