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Late blues singer who released the hits “At Last” and “Something’s Got a Hold on Me” and won multiple awards, like Best Traditional Blues Album.
She married Artis Mills in 1969 and they had two children together. She died of leukemia in January 2012.
How did Etta James die?
Etta James' death was caused by Leukemia.
|Cause of death||Leukemia|
|Age of death||73 years|
|Birthday||January 25, 1938|
|Death date||January 20, 2012|
|Place of death||Riverside Community Hospital, Riverside, California, United States|
|Place of burial||Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, California, United States|
They said that Etta James is still vulgar. I said, Oh, how dare them say I’m still vulgar. I’m vulgar because I dance in the chair. What would they want me to do? Want me to just be still or something like that? I’ve got to do something.Etta James
See, I don’t like places where people can’t dance – don’t like clubs or theatres where a bunch of bourgeois people sit around tip, tip, tipping their fingers.Etta James
I was a sloppy kid, wanted to be just wild.Etta James
To me, country music is like the blues, but it’s something very hip and – I don’t want to say commercial – but it’s very worldly and good listening.Etta James
Once you lose the weight, you’re really anxious to eat healthy.Etta James