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Etta James: I'm Only Sleeping

Andria Lisle, MOJO, December 2002

"SOMETHING TOLD ME IT WAS OVER/When I saw you and here talking/Something deep down in my soul said, 'Cry, girl'/When I saw you and that girl walking out." The lyrics are fraught with intense emotion, but it's Etta James' raspy vocals that send 'I'd Rather Go Blind' over the top.

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