‘The Dreamer’ Will Be the Last Etta James Album

Etta James The Dreamer

Six-time Grammy Award-winner Etta James will be releasing her final studio album, The Dreamer, on October 25, 2011. After decades spent entertaining fans, Etta James will be retiring after putting out The Dreamer, her first new album in five years.

“I wish to thank all my fans who have shown me love and support over all these years. I love you all,” stated James in the press release announcing her upcoming retirement.

James, who’s been entertaining audiences for over 50 years, has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Grammy award, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Her music’s influenced artists from Janis Joplin to Christina Aguilera and Adele.

The Dreamer Track List

1. Groove Me (King Floyd)
2. Champagne and Wine (Otis Redding/Roy Johnson/Alan Walden)
3. Dreamer (Jerry Zaremba)
4. Welcome To The Jungle (William Rose/Saul Hudson)
5. Misty Blue (Bob Montgomery)
6. Boondocks (Karen Fairchild/Wayne Kirkpatrick/Kimberly Roads/Phillip
Sweet/Jimi Westbrook)
7. Cigarettes and Coffee (Jerry Butler/Jay Walker/Eddie Thomas)
8. In The Evening (Ray Charles)
9. Too Tired (Maxwell Dixon/Sam Ling/Johnny Watson)
10. That’s The Chance You’ve Got to Take (Johnny Watson)
11. Let Me Down Easy (James Milton Campbell Jr.)