Etta James

The 35 Best Breakup Songs Ever

Murder! Suicide! Murder-suicide! Here's a compendium of pop’s most genius works of staggering heartbreak, with sentiments just caustic enough to make you consider sticking with…
SPIN Staff / January 30, 2020

5 Great Covers of Guns N’ Roses Songs

Covering a Guns N' Roses song is no easy task. So much of the magic of those original recordings is in the particular cohesive energy between Axl Rose, Slash, Duff McKagan,…
SPIN Staff / October 29, 2019

See Christina Aguilera Belt ‘At Last’ at Etta James’ Funeral

Mourners gathered in Gardena, California, on Saturday for the funeral of Etta James, who died last week at age 73. As CNN reports, the Rev.
Marc Hogan / January 30, 2012

Legendary Singer Etta James Dead at 73

When President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama took for the floor for their first dance at the 2009 inaugural ball, Beyoncé was singing…
Marc Hogan / January 20, 2012

Etta James, ‘The Essential Modern 
Records Collection’ (Capitol/EMI)

Bleach-blonde blueswoman Jamesetta Hawkins shot to fame in 1955 at age 15 when she answered Hank Ballard's R&B hit "Work With Me, Annie" with "The…
Andrew Hultkrans / April 5, 2011