Friday, January 20, 2012

Blues break: Etta James - "The Blues is My Business"

If trouble were money,
I'd have more than any man should.
I'm open for business in your neighborhood,
The blues is my business,
And business is good.
If there's anyone who does the blues better than the late Etta James (1938-2012), I've never come across her or him. And don't overlook the fine musicians who back her up in nearly every song.

Since one song is never enough with Etta, here she is with "Blues to the Bone:"

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