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Etta James

Etta James

Etta James (January 25, 1938 – January 20, 2012) Jamesetta Hawkins was born to a Los Angeles prostitute, brought up..
Hubert Sumlin

Hubert Sumlin

Remember this name: Hubert Sumlin. You’ve heard his incredible guitar sound. All that started when Hubert was just eight years old,..
Koko Taylor

Koko Taylor

She was born Cora Walton, but she loved chocolate so much she changed her name to Koko. Growing up outside..
Jimmy Reed

Jimmy Reed

In the 1950s a young singer named Mathis James Reed failed his audition for Chess Records. He was a popular..