Etta James Quotes

Etta James Quotes: My mother was a jazz fanatic and she wanted me to play the piano so I could play jazz tunes. I wish I had learned but I was too busy getting into trouble!
Send Quote
Etta James Quote: Jazz took too much discipline. You have to come in at the right place, which is different than me singing the blues, where I can sing, 'Oh, baby,' if there's a pause in the melody. With jazz, you better leave that space open, or put in something real cool.
Send Quote
Quotes about Etta James: This is an album of songs that I've always loved, tunes that I heard. For the first time in 53 years of recording, I really had control over an entire album, start to finish.
Send Quote
Quote about Etta James: It's not about battling the original artists when I record these songs, it's about paying tribute to them.
Send Quote
Etta James Sayings: I wanna show that gospel, country, blues, rhythm and blues, jazz, rock 'n' roll are all just really one thing. Those are the American music and that is the American culture.
Send Quote
Etta James Saying: What happens is, when I perform, I'm somewhere else. I go back in time and get in touch with who I really am. I forget my troubles, my worries.
Send Quote
Sayings about Etta James: I don't care who's playing. Even if it's my favorite artist, I'm probably not gonna go and see him.
Send Quote
Saying about Etta James: Bobby Womack is always very real, both with his music and as a person.
Send Quote