Soldier in Afghanistan releases touching rendition of Etta James' 'At Last'

Aug 16, 2013 Full story: 97.5 FM 8

A U.S. Army soldier in Afghanistan is getting a lot of attention for something more than his incredible bravery and service to his country.

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#1 Aug 16, 2013
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#2 Aug 16, 2013
Jatkishanlal wrote:
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Oh yeah?!!

Matkishan Bouklas yourself!!!!!

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#3 Aug 16, 2013
Good for him, but the song "At Last" was originally performed by the Glenn Miller Orchestra in the 1941 film, "Orchestra Wives". The vocalists were Ray Eberle and Pat Friday.
The "cover" (not the original), by Etta James, can't hold a candle to the true original.

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#4 Aug 17, 2013
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
Good for him, but the song "At Last" was originally performed by the Glenn Miller Orchestra in the 1941 film, "Orchestra Wives". The vocalists were Ray Eberle and Pat Friday.
The "cover" (not the original), by Etta James, can't hold a candle to the true original.
See it here:

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#5 Aug 17, 2013
Bama Yankee wrote:
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See it here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =J9LJUCPZojMXX
Thanks. Great to hear it again.

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#7 Aug 17, 2013
What a nice story!

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#8 Aug 18, 2013
Wow wolf great info. Knowing that makes me wonder why Etta had such a problem when beyonce sang it live. Etta raised hel with her over a song that was just a cover for her too. Hmmm talk bout diva drama.:)

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#10 Aug 18, 2013
Lylah wrote:
Wow wolf great info. Knowing that makes me wonder why Etta had such a problem when beyonce sang it live. Etta raised hel with her over a song that was just a cover for her too. Hmmm talk bout diva drama.:)
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