Etta James

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Universal Music Group on master tapes fire: 'We owe artists transparency'
Company to investigate 2008 storage unit fire in which up to 500,000 master recordings by Aretha Franklin, Elton John and others may have burned

Laura Snapes

19, Jun, 2019 @9:03 AM

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The 20 greatest breakup songs ever – ranked!
On the 40th anniversary of Gloria Gaynor’s I Will Survive topping the charts – and as the UK blunders towards its own acrimonious divorce – here’s the definitive list of tear-stained stonkers

Alexis Petridis

14, Mar, 2019 @3:16 PM

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Rock photographer Michael Zagaris tells the stories behind his most famous shots
The man behind some of the most celebrated pictures of the Who, the Rolling Stones and Etta James talks about documenting an era of music

Charlotte DeFazio

07, Nov, 2016 @4:22 PM

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The History of Rock’n’Roll in Ten Songs review – erudite, passionate and magnificently subjective
Greil Marcus leads us on a playful, idiosyncratic journey down the wormholes and back alleys of rock, pop and soul, writes Kitty Empire

Kitty Empire

19, Oct, 2014 @11:00 AM

2012 review: notable deaths in music

See what the Guardian had to say about over 30 notable musicians who died this year - from Whitney Houston and Adam Yauch to Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Dave Brubeck and Ravi Shankar

Caspar Llewellyn Smith

24, Dec, 2012 @9:00 AM

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Etta James remembered by Reverend Al Sharpton
Etta James brought about a huge change in music and bridged America's cultural and racial divide, writes the Rev Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton

22, Dec, 2012 @11:15 PM

Obituaries of 2012 – in pictures

Portraits of some of the giants of culture and politics who passed away this year

22, Dec, 2012 @1:00 PM

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Etta James funeral: Stevie Wonder and Christina Aguilera pay tribute
Blues legend remembered at memorial service featuring performances of her hits Shelter in the Rain and At Last

Sean Michaels

30, Jan, 2012 @9:58 AM

The week in music - in pictures

The week's highlights from planet pop

22, Jan, 2012 @12:28 AM

Etta James – a life in pictures

Etta James scored her first hit in 1954, aged 15, with Roll With Me Henry, and her career took in blues, gospel, soul, jazz and rock'n'roll

20, Jan, 2012 @7:43 PM

Etta James - famous fans pay tribute on Twitter

Within hours of the news of Etta James's death, her famous fans paid tribute on Twitter, with their thoughts collated here

20, Jan, 2012 @7:41 PM

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Etta James: 10 classic performances

Richard Williams remembers the great blues and soul singer at her absolute finest

Richard Williams

20, Jan, 2012 @6:27 PM

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