Etta James Finds Peace At Last – One Of Her Final Interviews
As you may have heard [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Etta James[/lastfm] passed away earlier today at a hospital in Riverside , California after a lengthy bout with leukemia She was 73, and had been in failing health for years, suffering from dementia and kidney failure in addition to the leukemia. A couple of years ago, she was honored by the National Association Of Black Owned Broadcasters. That evening, in one of her last interviews, she was questioned by Janice McLean Deloetch, who appeared to have no idea who Etta was or anything about her music. Fortunately, Etta was still sharp enough to keep the conversation going, and save Janice from further embarrassment.