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  1. P-B

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    R&B great Etta James near death

    December 16, 2011 4:06PM

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. — R&B singerEtta James, famous for the hits “At Last†and “Tell Mama,â€whose health has been fading in recent years, is terminally ill, reports her live-in doctor.

    Dr. Elaine James, who isn’t related to the 73-year-old singer, told the Riverside (Calif.) Press-Enterprise that the artist’s chronic leukemia was declared incurable two weeks ago. She also suffers from dementia and kidney failure.

    The doctor says she’s spreading wordso people will pray for her. She says fans know Etta James has beensick “but not how sick.â€

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    drats....i thought you were leaving for good. :mad:
     
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    You son of a bitch!! :cuss:

    At Last was my wedding song. :words:
     
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    That's too bad, P-B. :depressed:
     
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    I never got to see her play live.

     
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    Same here...

    I thought she died years ago... :dontknow:
     
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    Maybe you're thinking of Ruth Brown

     
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    I would have thought she was much older than 73. I had no idea she was still alive either. Sorry for your loss PB. (P-B.... whatever.) :tears:
     
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    Wedding songs are overrated.


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    She did way more than fucking wedding songs. :grouch:

     
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    Bummer P-B, she is/was a goddess of blues
     
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    Most of my favorites are dead, dying, or semi-retired. :sad:

     
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