Etta James Covers Dylan, Elvis On New Album
Oct 10, 2000, 3:00 pm PT
Blues great Etta James covers a slew of influential artists on her upcoming CD,
Matriarch of the Blues, due Dec. 12 on Windham Hill/BMG Records.
James tackles Bob Dylan's "You Got To Serve Somebody"; "Hound Dog,"
made popular by Elvis Presley; the Rolling Stones' "Miss You"; Al Green's
"Rhymes"; Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Born on the Bayou"; and Otis
Reddings' "Try a Little Tenderness" on the album, which also includes some
original tunes of her own.
James is currently playing sporadic dates around California, including a date at the
House of Blues in Los Angeles on Oct. 15.
-- Kevin Raub