Etta James 1938-2012
Music legend Etta James has passed away.
The singer of "At Last" was 73 and had endured a long battle with Leukemia.
James, who was born Jamesetta Hawkins in Los Angeles, crossed color lines and musical genres with her style, sound and presence. Taking soul, R&B, rock, gospel and jazz and mixing it all together to make her own unique blend of music that would make her one of the world's most popular and beloved singers.
James was diagnosed with Leukemia in 2011 and passed away today at 73 years old in Riverside, California.
She will be missed.