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vintageblackglamour:

Etta James: ‎”The bad girls had the look that I liked. I wanted to be rare, I wanted to be noticed, I wanted to be exotic as a Cotton Club chorus girl, and I wanted to be obvious as the most flamboyant hooker on the street. I just wanted to be.” ~  Rest in peace to the one and only Etta James.

vintageblackglamour:

Etta James: ‎”The bad girls had the look that I liked. I wanted to be rare, I wanted to be noticed, I wanted to be exotic as a Cotton Club chorus girl, and I wanted to be obvious as the most flamboyant hooker on the street. I just wanted to be.” ~  Rest in peace to the one and only Etta James.

Being able to say you tried, is so much better then being stuck with wondering if you could have made it happen.