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Song Parodies -> "Etta James"

Original Song Title:

"Reuben James"

Original Performer:

Kenny Rogers

Parody Song Title:

"Etta James"

Parody Written by:

Airfarcewon

The Lyrics

This past week, the world mourns the passing of Etta James, whose singing career spanned six decades in R&R, R&B, Blues, Jazz, Soul, and Gospel
Etta James,
You made music live again
With your rhythm and your blues
We were glad the path you'd choose
You began as a young girl, Etta James

Etta James,
All the folks in the world of music blessed your name
You sold and souled a song better than no one can
And ruled back where it all began
Lit the match and fanned the flames,
Dear Etta James

Etta James,
A soulful legacy you leave behind
The saucy style, the Etta-quette
Although you're gone, you're with us yet,
Oh no, the world will not forget you,
Etta James

Ups and downs,
Had so many stumblings, strife would know no bounds
It was rumored through your stats,
Your famous Dad was Minnesota Fats
R & R, gospel, blues, were your games
Etta James

Etta James,
Magic voice control,
Put the Grammys in your right hand
You sang for the strong and weak,
"At Last" expressed the great emotion people seek
Shining like a golden chain, dear Etta James

Etta James,
This dark lonely day, they took you from the fold
The President honored your name
For you, the Lord above has one more aim
Heaven, well as world acclaim for Etta James

Etta James,
A soulful legacy you leave behind
The saucy style, the Etta-quette
Although you're gone, you're with us yet,
Oh no, the world will not forget you,
Etta James

Oh no, the world will not forget you,
Etta James

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John Barry - January 23, 2012 - Report this comment
Fine tribute.

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