It climbs to US R&B#2 and crosses over to US#47.
At Last was written by Mack Gordon and Harry Warren for 1941 musical film Sun Valley Serenade; James’ version receives the Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 1999. In 2004 Rolling Stone rates Etta #22 in their list of 100 Greatest Singers. At last!
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British composer Brian Eno and guitarist Robert Fripp (temporarily ex-King Crimson) release highly satisfying electronic ambient experimental album Evening Star. It includes a 28-minute piece of drone music. ▷AMG▹
The mid-70s is an incandescent period in Eno’s music career. Before titling four of his works ‘ambient’ beginning in 1978, he’s exploring the idea with several albums. (They’re notably preceded in 1972 by Wendy Carlos‘ illustrative double LP Sonic Seasonings.) Fripp continues along these lines in his 1981 collaboration with David Byrne, My Life in the Bush of Ghosts. (Like Star, recommended.)