Saturday, January 21, 2012

RIP Etta James

I don't know if anyone will ever have this kind of soul again, or if anyone ever did. This was filmed in 1962. I like to imagine videos like this are the reason why YouTube was invented:

And then she does it again, 25 years later, just as soulful... with BB King:

I've said it before and I'll say it again. They DO NOT make music like this anymore. This song cracks your heart in half:

RIP Etta.


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