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  • Etta James to Be Inducted into Apollo Theater Hall of Fame in New York

    Tue, 13 Mar 2012 12:02:51

    Etta James to Be Inducted into Apollo Theater Hall of Fame in New York - The ceremony is set for June

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    • Etta James - GARDENA, CA - JANUARY 28: Stevie Wonder performs at the funeral of singer Etta James in the City Of Refuge Church on January 28, 2012 in Gardena, California.

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    At last!

    The late, great Etta James is to be inducted into the Apollo Theatre's Hall of Fame in New York in June. Lionel Richie is also set to be honored at the event, as well.

    James and Richie join previous inductees including Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Quincy Jones and Patti LaBelle.

    James died in January at the age of 73. She was suffering from leukemia, kidney disease, hepatitis C and dementia.

    What is your favorite Etta James song?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    03.13.12



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