Legendary blues singer Etta James dies in Calif. (AP)

In this, April 6, 1987, photo, singer Etta James performs at the Vine St. Bar & Grill in Hollywood, Calif.  The singer's manager says Etta James has died in Southern California.   Lupe De Leon tells The Associated Press the singer died early Friday, Jan. 20, 2012 at Riverside Community Hospital.  De Leon says the cause of death is complications of leukemia.  (AP PhotoAlison Wise)AP – Etta James’ performance of the enduring classic “At Last” was the embodiment of refined soul: Angelic-sounding strings harkened the arrival of her passionate yet measured vocals as she sang tenderly about a love finally realized after a long and patient wait.

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