Knowledge Identifier: +Etta_James
Her death came three days after that of Johnny Otis, the man who discovered her in the 1950s
Johnny Otis - Around the time Otis moved to the Mercury label in 1951, he discovered vocalist Etta James at one of his talent shows, who was only 13 at the time
Bruce Robb (producer) - He is most recognized for his active role in the formative years of the music industry: first as a member of The Robbs during the music revolution of the 1960s, as a founder of Cherokee Studios in the 1970s; followed by decades of producing, engineering and recording with artists like Mos Def, Macy Gray, Henry Rollins, Steve Vai, The Lemonheads, John Mellencamp, Steve Cropper, Ringo Starr, Etta James, Art_Garfunkel, Rod Stewart, Del Shannon, Wilson Pickett
At Last - In 1960, it was covered by blues singer Etta James in an arrangement by Riley Hampton that improvised on Warren's melody
In early 1961, James released what was to become her signature song, "At Last", which reached number two on the R&B chart and number 47 on the Billboard Hot 100
Ann Cole - Her only record for Roulette was "Have Fun", which reached no. 21 on the R&B chart at the end of 1962; its B-side, "Don't Stop The Wedding", an answer song to Etta James' "Stop The Wedding", reached no. 99 on the pop chart
George Soule (musician) - In 1964 his song "Someone" was recorded by Sue Thompson and covered by Frank Ifield and Etta James
James ventured into rock and funk with the release of her self-titled album in 1973 with production from famed rock producer Gabriel Mekler, who had worked with Steppenwolf and Janis Joplin, who had admired James and had covered "Tell Mama" in concert
Monterey Jazz Festival - James has performed at the top world jazz festivals in the world, such as the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1977, 1989, 1990 and 1993, performed nine times at the legendary Monterey Jazz Festival, and the San Francisco Jazz Festival five times
In 1988, at the age of 50, she entered the Betty Ford Center, in Palm Springs, California, for treatment
It was not until the early 1990s when James began receiving major industry awards from the Grammys and the Blues Foundation that she began to receive wide recognition
In 1992, James released "The Right Time" produced by Jerry Wexler on Elektra Records and the following year, James was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
She was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, the Blues Hall of Fame in 2001, and the Grammy Hall of Fame in both 1999 and 2008
Her first was in 1994, when she was awarded Best Jazz Vocal Performance for the album "Mystery Lady", which consisted of covers of Billie Holiday songs
Jimmy Zavala - In 1997, Jimmy joined the legendary Etta James, becoming a member of her Roots Band
In 2001, she was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame and the Rockabilly Hall of Fame, the latter for her contributions to the developments of both rock and roll music and rockabilly
Chloe Rose Lattanzi - In 2001, she joined her mother on stage singing "At Last," a cover of the Etta James hit, and "You Loved Me Into It" from "The Wilde Girls"
JoJo - JoJo's live demo, Joanna Levesque, recorded in 2001, features covers of soul and RB songs, including Wilson Pickett's 1966 "Mustang Sally", Etta James's 1989 "It Ain't Always What You Do (It's Who You Let See You Do It)", Aretha Franklin's 1968 "Chain of Fools" and 1969 "The House That Jack Built", The Moonglows' 1956 "See Saw", Stevie Wonder's 1972 "Superstition", and The Temptations' 1975 "Shakey Ground".
During her hospitalization, her son Donto revealed that James had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2008, and attributed her previous comments about Beyoncé Knowles to "drug induced dementia"
Beyonce - Beyoncé further expanded her acting career, starring as blues singer Etta James in the 2008 musical biopic, "Cadillac Records"
Little Milton - It was chosen by Etta James as the final track in her final album The Dreamer in 2011
Flo Rida - Following the death of Etta James on January 20, 2012, Flo Rida dedicated the song in her memory
On June 25, 2019, "The New York Times Magazine" listed Etta James among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire