Saturday, January 21, 2012

Some Glad Morning



Etta James performing the Gospel classic I'll Fly Away. Etta died yesterday. A short but sweet remembrance is on Karen Fayeth's Oh Fair New Mexico web log, where there is also a link to a longer New Yorker tribute.

As one of the commenters on the Youtube recording says, "somebody better play this at my funeral, and ya'll better be singing!!!"



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2 comments:

  1. What a voice. Listening to that gave me massive chills. Gonna have to find that album. Thanks for the head's up, my friend!!

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    1. You're quite welcome, Karen. Happy to oblige, and thanks for stopping by. (I have to admit I've been wearing the recording out, myself.)

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