Etta James: Empress In Exile
Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, 14 April 1984
MOST EVERY year now Ms Jamesetta Hawkins – Etta to you – will at the behest of Dingwalls Boss (Goodman, that is) fly over to these shores, pick up one of our most thick-skinned pick-up bands, and jam on down real mean at the last stop of rivvum'n'booze.
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