Etta James - Etta Is Betta Than Evvah! (With Bonus Tracks)
Blues, Soul | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 76:13 min | 175 MB
Label: Kent Records | Tracks: 20 | Rls.date: 2013-01-28
Released in 1976, Etta Is Betta Than Evvah! was the final album of Etta James' tumultuous 16-year tenure at Chess Records. The album is issued here on CD for the first time, together with 10 bonus titles from the mid-70s. The self-produced opener, 'Woman (Shake Your Booty)', is a funky rewrite of a song Etta had recorded, as 'W.O.M.A.N', for Modern in 1955 and again for Chess in 1971. 'Only A Fool' and Randy Newman's 'Leave Your Hat On' had been released previously on 1973's Etta James album. By 1976 Chess Records had been purchased by All Platinum, at whose New Jersey studio the bulk of Etta Is Betta Than Evvah! was recorded with former Motown baritone sax hero Mike Terry producing.