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Etta James is regarded as having bridged the gap between rhythm and blues and rock and roll.

She is the winner of six Grammys and 17 Blues Music Awards. 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. Rolling Stone ranked James number 22 on their list of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time and number 62 on the list of the 100 Greatest Artists.

Birth name Jamesetta Hawkins
Also known as Miss Peaches,
The Matriarch of R&B
Born January 25, 1938
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died January 20, 2012 (aged 73)
Riverside, California, U.S.
Genres Blues, R&B, soul, rock and roll, jazz, gospel
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1954–2012

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