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Irma Thomas

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: February 18, 1941    

Irma Thomas

“The Soul Queen of New Orleans”

Irma Thomas first hit the charts in the 1950s as a teenager, today, she is hailed as the “Soul Queen of New Orleans.” She continues to record well-produced albums of new material, and fills clubs and concert halls around the world. This is due both to her vaulting, churchy voice, and to her stage presence. Thomas radiates southern warmth, drawing audiences into her world and making them glad they came. She is completely at home onstage, and her manner has a casual ease and humor that is instantly engaging. Her sense of pacing and rhythmic inventive is the essence of soul. She can always find a surprising way to phrase against the pulse of the rhythm section, and the sheer emotional impact of her technique stamps her as a true product of the New Orleans music world....
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    Hittin' On Nothin' / Hip Shakin' Mama

    Columbia
    1989

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AfterThe Rain

Rounder Records (2006)

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