Etta James performs at the Chicago Blues Fest, Chicago, Illinois, June 9, 1985.
Credit: Kirk West
Vocalist Etta James performs during day 3 of the 2009 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Presented by Shell at the New Orleans Fairgrounds and Racetrack on April 26, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Etta James died in 2012.
Credit: C Flanigan
Singer Etta James backstage at Grateful Dead concert May 25, 1974 in Santa Barbara, California. (Photo by Ginny Winn/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images).
Credit: Ginny Winn
Rhythm and blues singer Etta James performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in April, 1994 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Credit: The Estate of David Gahr
Blues legends Albert King and Etta James hug backstage at the 17th annual San Francisco Blues Festival on September 10, 1987 in San Francisco, California.