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Remembering Etta James

The legendary gospel and R&B singer died January 20th at the age of 73

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Chess Records founder Phil Chess, Etta James and record producer Ralph Bass pose for a portrait at Chess Records Studios in Chicago, Illinois in 1960.

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Fame Studios

Etta James, Marvell Thomas and David Hood rehearse a song before recording at Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama in 1967.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame

Etta James displays her star with U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters and U.S. Congresswoman Diane Watson during a ceremony honoring James on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 18th, 2003.

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Beyonce serenades Etta James during the Conde Nast Media Group's Fifth Annual Fashion Rocks at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on September 5th, 2008. 

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Cadillac Records

Etta James and Beyonce arrive on the red carpet of the Los Angeles premiere of "Cadillac Records" at The Egyptian Theater in Hollywood on November 24th, 2008.