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Etta James: Something’s Got a Hold On Me

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Kids, this is the amazing Etta James singing Something’s Got a Hold On Me on THE !!!! BEAT in 1966.

Two other not-to-be-missed performances from that show: I’m So Sorry for You and the rockin’ What I’d Say, featuring Lattimore Brown, Esther Phillips, Roscoe Shelton & Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown.

Related watching: more blues.

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