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13 June 2012

Live At Montreux 1993

On 27 August 2012, Eagle Rock Entertainment release "Live At Montreux 1993" by Etta James on DVD / Blu-ray [Cat Nos. EREDV948 and ERBRD5162]. Etta James made many appearances at the Montreux Jazz Festival across her long and distinguished career from her first concert in 1975 through to her last in 2008. This Blu-ray focuses on the concert from 1993 when she was at her absolute peak and complements it with selected tracks from many other Montreux appearances. This is the very first time any of these performances have been made available. The 1993 show is filmed in high definition and the Blu-ray is the first ever Etta James release on that format. "Live At Montreux 1993" includes the classics: "I Just Wanna Make Love To You", "W.O.M.A.N.", "Why I Sing The Blues", "At Last", "Come To Mama", "Dust My Broom", "Something's Got A Hold On Me" and many more. On 23 July 2012, Eagle will release the Etta James CD album "Live At Montreux 1975 - 1993"

TRACKLISTING
1) Funky Good Time 2) Hold On, I'm Coming 3) I Just Wanna Make Love To You 4) I'd Rather Go Blind 5) How Strong Is A Woman? 6) A Lover Is Forever 7) Beware 8) Hard To Handle 9) Just One More Day 10) Come To Mama 11) Why I Sing The Blues

The Bonus Features on "Live At Montreux 1993" offer over 90 minutes of additional tracks from other Etta James performances at Montreux:

1975: 1) Respect Yourself 2) Drown In My Own Tears 3) W.O.M.A.N. 4) I'd Rather Go Blind 1977: 1) Medley: At Last / Trust In Me / A Sunday Kind Of Love 1978: 1) Take It To The Limit 1989: 1) Tell Mama 2) Something's Got A Hold On Me 3) Breaking Up Somebody's Home 4) I Got The Will 5) Sugar On The Floor 1990: 1) Your Good Thing Is About To End

Etta James is regarded as having bridged the gap between rhythm and blues and rock and roll, and is the winner of six Grammys and 17 Blues Music Awards. She was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, the Blues Hall of Fame in 2001, and the Grammy Hall of Fame in both 1999 and 2008. Rolling Stone ranked James number 22 on their list of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time and number 62 on the list of the 100 Greatest Artists. She passed away Jan 20, 2012 after a long illness.

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