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    Happy Birthday, Captain Beefheart! 

    Remembering Etta James: Songs on YouTube

    The “Matriarch of the Blues” has died. Music legend Etta James died at Riverside Community Hospital in California from complications of leukemia. She was 73.

    In tribute, here are five songs from James.

    The Blues Time Machine: Taking the ‘Rollin’ and Tumblin” ride through 70 years

    For the debut of our new series, “Blues Time Machine,” we’ve chosen “Rollin’ and Tumblin’,” a song that goes through some major changes on it’s way to the 21st century.

    “The Blues Time Machine” is a new weekly feature tracking one great blues song through time. The series is hosted by John Kessler, from KPLU’s  “All Blues.”

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