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Irma Thomas

A Chat with the Soul Queen

by barry June 8, 2010

If we were in New Orleans this Friday, there’s no question where we would be from 5:30 to 7 p.m.: at the Cabildo on Jackson Square for Cocktails & Conversation with Irma Thomas. Every second Friday of month, the Ponderosa Stomp Foundation, an organization committed to the celebration of the unsung heroes of American roots […]

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In the Middle of it All

by admin October 22, 2009

Now for a musical interlude: Few things improve a day faster than a song performed by New Orleans blues/soul/R&B great Irma Thomas (photographed during Jazz Fest 2008). Here’s a track from her 2006 CD, After the Rain, thanks to National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition Saturday. (Click the “play” button below.) You can hear an interview […]

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