It's Saturday night and I'm feeling the blues, so let's get the groove going with a song! I'm thinking something upbeat and fun that'll be sure to lift our sprit

Etta James is one of the most iconic singers of all time. Her powerful voice and soulful delivery of blues, R&B, jazz, and gospel music has been captivating audiences since the 1950s. She has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Blues Hall of Fame, and the Grammy Hall of Fame, and has been cited as an influence by countless other musicians.

Born Jamesetta Hawkins in Los Angeles in 1938, Etta James began singing in church and school choirs as a young girl. She was discovered in 1954 by Johnny Otis, a bandleader and music producer, and soon after released her first single, "Roll With Me Henry." In the 1960s, she had a string of hits, including the classic "At Last," which reached number two on the R&B charts. She continued to record and perform for the next five decades, releasing her final album, The Dreamer, in 2011.

Etta James was a groundbreaking artist who pushed the boundaries of popular music. Her unique style and powerful voice have inspired generations of musicians, and her legacy will continue to live on for years to come. She was a true pioneer in the world of music, and her influence will be felt for many years to come.