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Twelve Songs of Christmas

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Twelve Songs of Christmas

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Etta James
genre:
Holiday

We gave it an A

The underrated R&B singer brings both sass and class to expected yuletide favorites on Twelve Songs of Christmas. Etta James has been cutting sides since before Aretha, yet time hasn’t dimmed her talents. Unlike the glut of Whitney wannabes, James doesn’t use her miraculous voice to grandstand. As a result, her versions of overdone standards like ”Silent Night” ooze passionately with old-school soul — and that’s no small gift. A

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