Music Birthday: Etta James

🔊🎉Today, January 25, 1938, Etta James was born in Los Angeles, California. Beyoncé portrayed James in the 2008 biological drama film Cadillac Records, directed by Darnell Martin. The soundtrack album to Cadillac Records featured music by Raphael Saadiq, Solange, Jeffrey Wright, Q-Tip, Mos Def, Columbus Short, Mary Mary, and more. On the US Billboard Top Blues Albums Chart, “Cadillac Records: Music From the Motion Picture,” peaked at no. 1, on the Billboard 200, it peaked at no. 66, and on the Billboard Top Soundtracks Chart, no. 6. 

Published by Taylor Valery

Through the lense of A&R and music writer Taylor Valery, HomageCollage celebrates some of music's best creators and creations.

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