“Etta James, one of the great voices of the 20th century who fused R&B with gospel and blues, and scored landmark hits with “At Last,” “Tell Mama” and “All I Could Do Was Cry,” died today from complications related to leukemia. She was 73. James had been battling health problems for many years.”
— “Etta James Dead at 73,” Andy Greene, Rolling Stone
— “Etta James dies at 73; acclaimed blues and R&B singer,” Randy Lewis, Los Angeles Times
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