Song of the Day: Etta James “I Just Want To Make Love To You”
Some more swinging Blues from our AOM! From Etta’s 1961 debut At Last! the performance here let’s the listener know who’s in charge from the first note song. Written by the great Willie Dixon and originally recorded by Muddy Waters and then I believe a couple of guys from England may have taken a crack at this song as well.
Ivan Orr is a musician/social critic whose creative output runs the gamut from provocative to entertaining. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music, Ivan holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music(Jazz Studies Emphasis) with a minor in African American Studies. During the 1990’s and early 2000’s Ivan was involved with The Music Resource Center in Charlottesville, VA.
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