That woman he had singing for him, singing my song she's going to get her a__ whipped. ETTA JAMES-- 71
Etta James on Beyonc and President Obama, in a recording obtained by TMZ; the pop singer performed James' signature song, At Last," for the President and First Lady at an Inaugural ball. The ballad became a hit in 1961.
Etta James must be taking lessons from Faye Dunaway in how to be a diva. Etta James came out swinging against Beyonce for daring to perform her signature song At Last" as the first dance for Barack and Michelle Obama at an inaugural ball. At a Jan. 28 concert in Seattle, the veteran singer let rip: I tell you, that woman he has singing for him, singing my song, she gonna get her ... whipped. I cant stand Beyonce, she had no business up there singing ... my song that Ive been singing forever."