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FILE - This Nov. 24, 2008 file photo shows Etta James arriving at the premiere of "Cadillac Records" in Los Angeles. ``At Last’’ and ``Tell Mama’’ blues singer Etta James, whose health has been fading in recent years, is now terminally ill and her live-in doctor is asking for prayers. Dr. Elaine James, who isn’t related to the 73-year-old entertainer, tells the Riverside, Calif., Press-Enterprise that the singer’s chronic leukemia was declared incurable two weeks ago. She’s cared for James at the singer’s Riverside area home since March 2010. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

FILE - This Nov. 24, 2008 file photo shows Etta James arriving at the premiere of "Cadillac Records" in Los Angeles. ``At Last’’ and ``Tell Mama’’ blues singer Etta James, whose health has been fading in recent years, is now terminally ill and her live-in doctor is asking for prayers. Dr. Elaine James, who isn’t related to the 73-year-old entertainer, tells the Riverside, Calif., Press-Enterprise that the singer’s chronic leukemia was declared incurable two weeks ago. She’s cared for James at the singer’s Riverside area home since March 2010. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

Rhythm & blues legend Etta James remembered

January 1, 1970

"At Last" and "Tell Mama" blues singer Etta James, whose health had been fading in recent years, passed away on Jan. 20 in California.