When it comes to knowledge about blues music, I’m not even on the same planet as Ed Kilgore. But what I DO know is that Etta James is one of my all-time favorites, and she takes a deep dive into a feeling a lot of us have had with this song (the video is terrible, but it’s worth it to hear her sing it live).
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