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Hard Luck Blues Singer Etta James Dies at Age 73

  • Aired: 1/21/2012
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Three-time Grammy winner singer Etta James, a pioneer of 1950s rhythm-and-blues and rock music known for her show-stopping hit 'At Last,' has died at age 73. James, died on Friday (January 20) morning at a hospital in Riverside, California, of complications from leukemia. She would have turned 74 on Wednesday. James was diagnosed with leukemia two years ago and had been in ill-health for the last few months. James had numerous ups-and-downs in her career and personal life.

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