Etta James – Jazz took too much discipline…

Jazz took too much discipline. You have to come in at the right place, which…


“Jazz took too much discipline. You have to come in at the right place, which is different than me singing the blues, where I can sing, ‘Oh, baby,’ if there’s a pause in the melody. With jazz, you better leave that space open, or put in something real cool.”
-Etta James

Etta James – Johnny Guitar… just one of…

Johnny Guitar… just one of my favorite singers of all time. I met him when…


“Johnny Guitar… just one of my favorite singers of all time. I met him when we were both on the road with Johnny Otis in the ’50s when I was a teenager. We traveled the country in a car together.I would hear him sing every night.”
-Etta James