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Irma Thomas

Irma Thomas

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Irma Thomas

Interview by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 9 April 1966

SIPPING A CUP of coffee and looking out over the wilds of Shaftesbury Avenue, it was very hard to get Irma Thomas to talk about ...

Irma Thomas: Live

Review by Cliff White, New Musical Express, 7 May 1977

RECORDED at the 1976 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, from which a live double-album of various acts was recently reviewed by Roy Carr, this ...

Mardi Gras in New Orleans (Mardi Gras MG 1001); New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 1976 (Island 1SLD 9424)

Review by Dave Marsh, Rolling Stone, 28 July 1977

IN NEW Orleans it is easier to perceive an American musical tradition than anywhere else; the city is the fount not just of jazz, but ...

New Orleans R&B Hits The Club Lingerie

Report and Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 15 January 1984

Bill Bentley and Harold Battiste hope to trigger renewed local interest in New Orleans music at Club Lingerie. ...

Time On Her Side: Irma Thomas

Profile and Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 9 February 1988

IRMA THOMAS' entrance into the music business is the kind of story rock dreams are made of. ...

Irma Thomas: Something Good: The Muscle Shoals Sessions

Sleeve notes by Don Snowden, Chess/MCA Records, 1990

CHESS WAS pre-eminently a blues label and Chess was most definitely a Chicago-based label but Chess was also a hit-seeking label and that fundamental fact ...

Irma Thomas: An Audience With The Soul Queen Of New Orleans

Interview by John Sinclair, Blues Access, Spring 2000

AS HER lengthy reign as the Soul Queen of New Orleans extends into the 21st century, the great Irma Thomas continues to grow as an ...

Best of the Beat Lifetime Achievement in Music: Irma Thomas

Retrospective and Interview by John Swenson, Offbeat, January 2006

IN 1960, ALLEN Toussaint and Irma Thomas showed up to audition at WYLD studio in New Orleans for Joe Banashak and Larry McKinley of Minit ...

Irma Thomas: Time's still on her side

Interview by Bill Holdship, Detroit Metro Times, 2 September 2009

NOTE: This is the complete transcript of an interview that appeared in the paper edition of Metro Times in an abridged form. ...


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