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Song TitleArtist Time Price
listen  1. The Wallflower (Aka Roll With Me Henry)Etta James 3:04Album Only
listen  2. Good Rockin' DaddyEtta James 2:25Album Only
listen  3. Crazy FeelingEtta James 3:16Album Only
listen  4. W.O.M.A.N.Etta James 2:44Album Only
listen  5. Tough LoverEtta James 2:08Album Only
listen  6. The Pick UpEtta James 2:20Album Only
listen  7. Every Night (A.K.A. Baby Baby Every Night)Etta James 2:22Album Only
listen  8. Sunshine Of LoveEtta James 2:24Album Only
listen  9. Strange Things Happening Every DayEtta James 2:29Album Only
listen10. All I Could Do Was CryEtta James 2:55$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen11. My Dearest DarlingEtta James 3:02$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen12. If I Can't Have You [feat. Harvey Fuqua]Etta James 2:50$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen13. I Just Want To Make Love To YouEtta James 3:06$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen14. My Heart Cries [feat. Harvey Fuqua]Etta James 2:34$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen15. SpoonfulEtta James 2:48$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen16. A Sunday Kind Of LoveEtta James 3:16$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen17. At LastEtta James 2:59$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen18. Stormy WeatherEtta James 3:07$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen19. Trust In MeEtta James 2:58$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen20. Don't Cry BabyEtta James 2:25$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen21. Fool That I AmEtta James 2:56$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen22. Waiting For Charlie (To Come Home)Etta James 2:05$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen23. Next Door To The BluesEtta James 2:48$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen24. Something's Got A Hold On MeEtta James 2:49$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen25. These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You)Etta James 3:59$0.99  Buy MP3 


Disc 2:

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listen  1. Stop The WeddingEtta James 2:50$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  2. PushoverEtta James 2:55$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  3. Would It Make Any Difference To YouEtta James 2:39$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  4. Pay BackEtta James 2:39$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  5. Two Sides (To Every Story)Etta James 3:01$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  6. Baby, What You Want Me To Do (Live)Etta James 4:16$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  7. Lovin' You More Every DayEtta James 3:20$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  8. I Wish Someone Would CareEtta James 2:36$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  9. Breaking PointEtta James 2:25$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen10. Only Time Will TellEtta James 3:22$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen11. It's Here For YouEtta James 3:04$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen12. Do I Make Myself Clear [feat. Sugar Pie DeSanto]Etta James 3:00$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen13. Lover Man (Oh Where Can He Be?)Etta James 3:52$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen14. In The Basement, Part OneEtta James 2:21$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen15. I Prefer YouEtta James 3:03$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen16. It Must Be Your LoveEtta James 2:58$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen17. 842-3089 (Call My Name)Etta James 2:59$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen18. I'd Rather Go BlindEtta James 2:33$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen19. Tell MamaEtta James 2:21$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen20. Do Right Woman, Do Right ManEtta James 2:58$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen21. The Same RopeEtta James 2:38$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen22. SecurityEtta James 2:28$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen23. Almost PersuadedEtta James 3:20$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen24. You Got ItEtta James 2:24$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen25. The Soul Of A ManEtta James 3:13$0.99  Buy MP3 


Disc 3:

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listen  1. Miss PitifulEtta James 2:24$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  2. Losers Weepers, Part OneEtta James 3:00$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  3. I Found A LoveEtta James 3:28$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  4. Never My LoveEtta James 3:52$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  5. Sail AwayEtta James 3:59$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  6. Down So LowEtta James 3:42$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  7. All The Way DownEtta James 5:36$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  8. God's Song (That's Why I Love Mankind)Etta James 3:39$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  9. Feelin' UneasyEtta James 2:46$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen10. St. Louis BluesEtta James 4:31$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen11. Let's Burn Down The CornfieldEtta James 3:43$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen12. Lovin' ArmsEtta James 3:50$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen13. Only Women BleedEtta James 4:10Album Only
listen14. Take It To The LimitEtta James 4:07Album Only
listen15. Please Send Me Someone To Love (Live)Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson 5:07Album Only
listen16. How Strong Is A WomanEtta James 3:25$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen17. Damn Your EyesEtta James 4:10$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen18. Higher GroundEtta James 3:54$0.99  Buy MP3 


Disc 4:

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listen  1. What's WrongEtta James 4:03$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  2. I've Got Dreams To RememberEtta James 4:28$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  3. Whatever Gets You Through The NightEtta James 3:48$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  4. Out Of The RainEtta James 4:34$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  5. A Lover Is ForeverEtta James 3:18$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  6. There's Something On Your MindEtta James 5:59Album Only
listen  7. The Man I LoveEtta James 4:24Album Only
listen  8. Don't ExplainEtta James 5:14Album Only
listen  9. Don't Go To StrangersEtta James 4:59Album Only
listen10. If I Had Any Pride Left At AllEtta James 3:48Album Only
listen11. Love LettersEtta James 3:58Album Only
listen12. The Blues Is My BusinessEtta James 3:31Album Only
listen13. On The 7th DayEtta James 4:57Album Only
listen14. The Sky Is CryingEtta James 3:57Album Only
listen15. I Believe I Can FlyEtta James 5:07Album Only
listen16. Ashes By NowEtta James 3:17Album Only

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Product Details

  • Audio CD (October 18, 2011)
  • Original Release Date: 2011
  • Number of Discs: 4
  • Format: Box set
  • Note on Boxed Sets: During shipping, discs in boxed sets occasionally become dislodged without damage. Please examine and play these discs. If you are not completely satisfied, we'll refund or replace your purchase.
  • Label: Hip-O Select
  • ASIN: B005JLN9PS
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #98,481 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Editorial Reviews

Being that her career has flowed through R&B, soul, blues, pop and jazz (and one label after another), Etta has not seen anyone try to tackle a truly comprehensive anthology. Now, we have it: 280 minutes of her finest Modern, Argo, Chess, Warner Bros., Fantasy, Island, Private Music and RCA Victor recordings from 1955 to 2008! At the tail end of that time frame: her unissued recording of Rodney Crowell's Ashes by Now . From the top: her first Top 10, The Wallflower , and a heap of hits and key album cuts: Good Rockin' Daddy; All I Could Do Was Cry; If I Can't Have You; My Dearest Darling; At Last; Trust in Me; Don't Cry Baby; Something's Got a Hold on Me; Stop the Wedding; Pushover ; tracks from her Grammy-winning Mystery Lady album; unreleased gems; duets with B.B. King, Sugar Pie DeSanto, Harvey Fuqua, Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson and more. A 60-page booklet walks you through one of the most storied careers in American music.

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15 of 17 people found the following review helpful By Bradly Briggs VINE VOICE on November 22, 2011
Format: Audio CD
Etta James burst on to the scene in the ever-changing musical fifties, first scoring major hits in Rhythm & Blues field, crossing over early sixties to Top Forty big-time with timeless classics "Trust In Me", "At Last", "All I Could Do Is Cry", "Stop The Wedding", "Something's Got A Hold On Me", "Only Time Will Tell", "Pushover", "Tell Mama" and other notable hit performances, making this remarkable artist first "The Queen Of Soul" being title of 1964 scorching classic Lp from the great musical sixties. Featured in this superb "Heart & Soul" collection are two sublime Rhythm & Blue chart hit duets "Do I Make Myself Clear?" and "In The Basement" with blues legend Sugar Pie De Santo, charged with fiery soulful intensity, these engrossing tracks should have been Top Ten cross-over hits but didn't receive deserved Top Forty airplay. Etta James recorded so many memorable Lp's over a fifty-plus year stretch yet this spectacular Four Disc Retrospective still finds stellar classic works missing & slipping through the cracks. Leaving the great musical sixties, music lovers had no idea this wondrous era was sadly coming to a close hard and fast, label head Leonard Chess passed away leaving Etta without this major support figure in her career...entering to musically strange anti-vocal talent seventies, shifting to a dull Singer/Songwriter trend where radio programmers & avant-guard type music critics duped an unaware audience in to thinking having a great voice was not a "cool" thing, next on to years of dizzying swirling Disco, yet all the while this peerless singer held her own in amazing peak vocal form during a musically bankrupt period sadly continuing to date, managing to turn out three stunning timeless masterworks sounding as grand and artistically revelant today as when first released.Read more ›
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Van Oostrom Jacob on November 20, 2011
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Wonderful box-set from Hip-O-Select again. Etta's 50 year's plus recordings on this set is absolutely fantastic! The sound of the recordings is outstanding, everyone of it!

This is the box-set to buy if you are just discovering Etta James or anyone familiar with the Etta James- The Chess Box Set of 2000, buy it too! The Chess box only covers the Chess years, 1960-1974.

This box-set covers the complete recording career from Etta James which started in 1954, with THE Richard Berry on the male part of the song " THe Wallflower (Roll with me Henry)" as an answer song of Hank Ballard's "Work with me Annie. This box-set ends in 2007. This set will give you the complete range of genres in which Etta has been active: blues, rhythm & blues, pop and Jazz....

The CD-1 has the Modern and Kent recordings plus a couple of Chess recordings. On this set there is one more recording with Harvey Fugua ( Moonglows) with is not on the "Chess Box set": My Heart Cries.

CD-2 will give you more Chess recordings from 1962-1969 with a couple of songs which are not available on the "Chess Box Set".

CD-3 has 12 more Chess recordings and added are some Warner Bros. recordings of the late 1970's and a beautiful unissued song written by Stevie Wonder: Higher Ground.

CD-4 is for me the most beautiful of this set. This CD travels further and deeper into the Jazz field and all selected songs are absolutely jewels, just waiting for you to discover. On a couple of songs on this CD Etta is accompanied by her 2 sons, Sametto James on bass and Donto James on drums!
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By Nancy Brewer on July 6, 2014
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Great Product - Love It - Would recommend highly.
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By B. Margolis on February 6, 2012
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Superb quality sound and a really nice package. But, it's disappointing that if Hip-O Select sampled some of the Modern recordings, it's a shame they couldn't shoehorn in "Fools We Mortals Be", a particularly nifty performance.

Also, apparently, her two big hits, "Next Door to The Blues" and "Something's Got A Hold On Me" were recorded in New York and the multi-track tapes have never been found, so they're mono here.

Finally, I could swear I have heard one or two of the 3 excellent Etta & Harvey duos in stereo; they're in mono here.

All in all, everything else that she was known for is here and you'll never find these classic soul recordings sounding any better. (Notice, I said "Soul" and not "Blues". Upon her passing, the press refered to her as a "Blues" singer. She was no more a blues singer than Aretha Franklin or Ann Peebles would be considered a blues singer. Just because she spent time touring the blues clubs later in her career does not make her a blues singer!)
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