Know Your History News: Singer Etta James Hospitalized
Etta James was in stable condition Thursday after being hospitalized for complications from abdominal surgery she had last month, her manager said.
The 69-year-old blues singer was being treated at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
“Her condition is stabilized” but she had to cancel upcoming tour dates with B.B. King and Al Green, her manager, Lupe De Leon, said in an e-mail.
De Leon did not indicate when James was admitted but said the hospitalization was caused by “post-op complications” from her mid-June surgery. The complications and the nature of the surgery were not specified. [Source]
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