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Mini box set containing seven original albums with the original artwork in cardboard sleeves,... more

Etta James: Complete Private Music Blues, Rock'n'Soul Albums Collection (7-CD)

Mini box set containing seven original albums with the original artwork in cardboard sleeves, accompanied by a 24-page booklet: : ,Love's Been Rough On Me', ,Life, Love & The Blues', ,Matriarch Of The Blues', ,Burnin' Down The House', ,Let's Roll', ,Blues To The Bone', ,Live From San Francisco'.

Article properties: Etta James: Complete Private Music Blues, Rock'n'Soul Albums Collection (7-CD)

  • Interpret: Etta James

  • Album titlle: Complete Private Music Blues, Rock'n'Soul Albums Collection (7-CD)

  • Label Sony

  • Genre Blues

  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 0886919058925

  • weight in Kg 0.26
James, Etta - Complete Private Music Blues, Rock'n'Soul Albums Collection (7-CD) CD 1
01 The Rock
02 Cry Like A Rainy Day
03 Love's Been Rough On Me
04 Love It Or Leave It Alone
05 Don't Touch Me
06 Hold Me (Just A Little Longer Tonight)
07 If I Had Any Pride Left At All
08 I Can Give You Everything
09 I've Been Lovin' You Too Long
10 Done In The Dark
James, Etta - Complete Private Music Blues, Rock'n'Soul Albums Collection (7-CD) CD 2
01 Born Under A Bad Sign
02 I Want To Ta Ta You, Baby
03 Here I Am (Come And Take Me)
04 Running Out Of Lies
05 Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
06 Spoonful
07 Life, Love & The Blues
08 Hoochie Coochie Gal
09 Cheating In The Next Room
10 If You Want Me To Stay
11 The Love You Save May Be Your Own
12 I'll Take Care Of You
James, Etta - Complete Private Music Blues, Rock'n'Soul Albums Collection (7-CD) CD 3
01 Gotta Serve Somebody
02 Don't Let My Baby Ride
03 Rhymes
04 Try A Little Tenderness
05 Miss You
06 Hawg For Ya
07 You're Gonna Make Me Cry
08 Walking The Back Streets
09 Let's Straighten It Out
10 Born On The Bayou
11 Come Back Baby
12 Hound Dog
James, Etta - Complete Private Music Blues, Rock'n'Soul Albums Collection (7-CD) CD 4
01 Introduction
02 Come To Mama
03 I Just Want To Make Love To You
04 Born To Be Wild
05 I'd Rather Go Blind
06 All The Way Down
07 At Last
08 You Can Leave Your Hat On
09 Something's Got A Hold On Me
10 Your Good Thing Is About To End
11 Rock Me Baby
12 Love & Happiness
13 Take Me To The River
14 My Funny Valentine
James, Etta - Complete Private Music Blues, Rock'n'Soul Albums Collection (7-CD) CD 5
01 Somebody To Love
02 The Blues Is My Business
03 Leap Of Faith
04 Strongest Weakness
05 Wayward Saints Of Memphis
06 Lie No Better
07 Trust Yourself
08 A Change Is Gonna Do Me Good
09 Old Weakness
10 Stacked Deck
11 On The 7Th Day
12 Please, No More
James, Etta - Complete Private Music Blues, Rock'n'Soul Albums Collection (7-CD) CD 6
01 Got My Mojo Working
02 Don't Me To Talking
03 Hush Hush
04 Lil' Red Rooster
05 That's Alright
06 Crawlin' King Snake
07 Dust My Broom
08 The Sky Is Crying
09 Smokestack Lightin'
10 You Shook Me
11 Driving Wheel
12 Honey, Don't Tear My Clothes
James, Etta - Complete Private Music Blues, Rock'n'Soul Albums Collection (7-CD) CD 7
01 I Just Want To Make Love To You
02 Take It To The Limit
03 Baby What You Want Me To Do
04 Sugar On The Floor
05 Tell Mama
06 I'd Rather Go Blind
07 Hard To Handle
08 Just One More Day
09 Can't Turn You Loose
When Etta James sings a heartwarming ballad or a sensual love song, one can confidently... more
"Etta James"

When Etta James sings a heartwarming ballad or a sensual love song, one can confidently assume that she has lived every line of it. Etta had a stormy life full of highs and lows, but she kept getting up and singing.

Born in Los Angeles on January 25, 1938, Jamesetta Hawkins was a five-year-old girl who inspired the congregation of St. Paul Baptist Church, where she sang gospel under the direction of Professor James Earle Hines. Her mother shipped her off to San Francisco at 12. A few years later James formed the vocal group The Creolettes with sisters Jean and Abye Mitchell.

Doo-wop wasn't her only passion. We liked the King Sisters, we liked James Moody and'How Deep Is The Ocean', we loved Dave Brubeck, we loved Gerry Mulligan', says Etta James. The trio saw Hank Ballard and his Midnighters at a dance performance, and they were so excited about their Work With Me Annie that they wrote a reply song, Roll With Me Henry. One of the Mitchells met bandleader Johnny Otis at the Primalon Ballroom and persuaded her sister and James to take a taxi and come to the audition at Otis' hotel. When they arrived, the teenager Etta got a little queasy in the face of this late evening situation. I was so shy,' she says.'He said,'Go to the bathroom and sing!It worked - Otis immediately booked a studio in L.A. and produced the song for Modern under the less suggestive title The Wallflower.

The vocal group became The Peaches and Jamesetta Hawkins also got a new name from Otis. "He knew my first name was Jamesetta,' she says.'He just turned it around and called me Etta James.'" The Wallflower topped the R&B charts in 1955, but Georgia Gibbs' embarrassingly boring cover version destroyed any hope of a pop crossover success for Etta James switched to the Chess sub-label Argo in 1960. Leonard Chess was a real record manager,' says Etta, whose friend Harvey Fuqua of the Moonglows aroused her interest in singing old standards like At Last and Trust In Me.

These string lined ballads made her a star in 1961,'I remember Leonard walking through the control room, I saw him through the separation window,' says Etta. The hits dwindled, so Chess sent Etta to Muscle Shoals in August 1967 - a change that refreshed her career with the fervently hot R&B top ten success of Tell Mama.

Rick Hall's rhythm section included keyboardists Spooner Oldham and Barry Beckett, guitarists Jimmy Johnson and Junior Lowe, bassist David Hood and drummer Roger Hawkins, surrounded by a full load of horns. On the back of Tell Mama, released on Chess' Cadet label, was the moving I'd Rather Go Blind. A guy named Ellington Jordan was in prison in Los Angeles. He was at Chino Prison,' says Etta. He said:'I want you to visit me here in the institution, because I have a great song. But I only have part of it.' So we went there to visit him. You had a day room with a piano. And he started playing on it and said:'All we have to do here is put a bridge on it, then we've got it. "We'll share it." I said, "Okay." I sat there with him, we added a bridge and got it all going. Then we went home and everyone was crazy about it. "I owed the state money at the time, so we ended up giving the name of my son's father (as co-author)." Jordan recorded the song in 1969 for Chess under the exotic artist name Fugi. I'd Rather Go Blind was a hit for Chicken Shack that same year on Mike Vernon's Blue Horizon label in England with Christine Perfect as singer - soon after she married, was called Christine McVie and joined Fleetwood Mac.

Bill Dahl from PLUG IT IN! TURN IT UP! electric blues 1939-2005 - The Definitive Collection! "Plug It In! Turn It Up - Electric Blues 1939 - 2005" on Bear Family Records won the prestigious award in the category'Best historical album' at the Blues Music Awards in Memphis, Tenneessee, on May 9th. The unique 12-part CD documentary provides for the first time a comprehensive view of the history of this important genre, irrespective of the boundaries that individual record companies point out. Our author Bill Dahl from Chicago was there and accepted the prize in front of about 1,300 blues musicians, journalists and fans. The Blues Music Awards, which are presented annually in Memphis for the best Blues releases, are considered the most important award worldwide and are also called the'Oscars of the Blues'.

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