by Etta James
Video & Audio
Legacy Recordings is a site that offers free listening to classic or influential music. Listen to previews or full-length songs arranged in playlist format.
This live performance shows that James could still sing well into her later years. Here she engages an audience with an inviting and emotional performance.
James was super-angry, but this might have been in part because Beyoncé was so, so unbelievably good when delivering this rendition of the song to the Obamas. She almost cried, Michelle almost cried, everybody just about cried—not to be missed.