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Etta James hospitalized, has Alzheimer's

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by forever_town, Jan 29, 2010.

  1. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    Unfortunately, we have an explanation for her outburst about Beyonce last year.

    My grandmother has Alzheimer's. My great-aunt has a form of dementia. This is really sad.

    If anyone doesn't know, she's famous for the song "At Last."
  2. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    I assumed Etta James had been dead for years.

    Regardless, that's sad to hear. "At Last" is a wonderful song.
  3. Wenders

    Wenders Active Member

    One of the last great singers of that standards area. This sucks. :(
  4. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    Nope. She just celebrated her 72nd birthday.
  5. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    And performed forever. Grateful for her body of work. Bon voyage.
  6. Bob Cook

    Bob Cook Active Member

    Her father? Minnesota Fats.

    Sadly, she only saw him once -- at a hotel room in 1987.
  7. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    So she claims . . .
  8. Bob Cook

    Bob Cook Active Member

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