Dr. John & Etta James :: I’d Rather Go Blind

In terms of sheer personality the above performance has it in spades (and then some). I happened upon this vintage clip a couple of days ago and have since shared it with just about every Dr. John freak I could think of. This, his pairing with Etta James on "I'd Rather Go Blind," is beyond inspired. Things start off pretty standard with James laying into a song she's surely belted out hundreds of times over the course of her career. But keep watching. Soon we witness the true power of a duet, one which takes on . . .

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