Etta James made many appearances at the Montreux Jazz Festival across her long and distinguished career from first concert in 1975 through to her last in 2008. This CD brings together the best performances from the first 20 years of her association with the festival when she was at her absolute peak. It features many of her best loved tracks and songs that she is particularly associated with. Etta James was one of the most respected performers of her generation. In a career stretching from the fifties to this year she was inducted into the Rock n Roll Hall Of Fame and the Blues Hall Of Fame, won three Grammys and received many more nominations and was named Female Blues Artist Of The Year on no less than 14 occasions.