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  • RIP, Etta James.

    What an amazing talent. Rest well, Etta, and thank you.

    http://youtu.be/LsSS9VcMidA

    http://youtu.be/WzibSiJv8hc

    http://youtu.be/KUgvVAFFzN8]

    http://youtu.be/pOS5tEfDLKc

    and DAYUM,

    http://youtu.be/9YryQTTQMXQ
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    One of my favourites of all time.
    It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?" Winnie the Pooh

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      Lately it seems that all these famous and talented people whom I've never heard of are dying. I mean no disrespect to Etta James, but I had never heard of the woman until today. A few weeks back some writer named Christopher Hitchens died and, likewise, it was headlines for days, but I knew nothing of the guy.

      It's not exactly as though I don't listen to music or read books I do both all the time. I can't figure out how I completely overlook these people until they're dead. It leaves me wondering what other artistic geniuses I've managed to ignore in my cultural ghetto and who I won't know a thing about until the BBC and this forum announces their deaths.

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        I don't know her music much at all ... but she did "At Last" which is an all time fav of mine .. that is the only way I knew her <b>.
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          ^ I bet you both have heard her music many a time without knowing who the singer was...
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            Pan, I think I fall victim to the same thing. I kept seeing her name in the news yesterday, and was thinking who is this lady, but as soon as I heard "At Last" it hit me...
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            • #7
              Originally posted by <b> View Post
              Lately it seems that all these famous and talented people whom I've never heard of are dying. I mean no disrespect to Etta James, but I had never heard of the woman until today. A few weeks back some writer named Christopher Hitchens died and, likewise, it was headlines for days, but I knew nothing of the guy.

              It's not exactly as though I don't listen to music or read books I do both all the time. I can't figure out how I completely overlook these people until they're dead. It leaves me wondering what other artistic geniuses I've managed to ignore in my cultural ghetto and who I won't know a thing about until the BBC and this forum announces their deaths.

              Heh heh, I was just thinking the exact same thing. I wonder if it has something to do with our location

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                Gwen Thompkins' rememberance: http://www.npr.org/2012/01/21/145564...ept-love-alive
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