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Etta James

Etta James, the feisty R&B singer whose raw, passionate vocals anchored many hits and made the yearning ballad ``At Last'' an enduring anthem for weddings, commercials and even President Obama, died Friday, Jan. 20. She was 73. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Blues Legend Etta James Dies At Age 73

James was born Jamesetta Hawkins. Her signature hit was the classic favorite “At Last,” though she had numerous hits in the 1950s and ’60s. Other hits included “Trust In Me,” Something’s Got a Hold On Me,” “Sunday Kind of Love” and “All I Could Do Was Cry.”

01/20/2012