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someone who should be on the tips of our tongues

I am prettty well versed in music and was astounded that I had never heard the name Carla Thomas. Amazing original r&b/soul. I dare you not to want to get up and dance around. Very worth a listen. Enjoy!

Ditto the previous review

I just found her. Awesome voice and musical arrangements. Makes me want to stand up and ask a girl to dance. Slow. Slow dance.
I was listening to a interview of May Pang on YouTube and she said John Lennon liked Carla Thomas so I checked her out.
Thank you May Pang.


Born: December 21, 1942 in Memphis, TN

Genre: R&B/Soul

Years Active: '60s

In the glorious decade and a half of sound that was Stax in the '60s and early '70s, Carla Thomas was the Queen of Memphis Soul. She was born in Memphis in 1942, and 18 years later she recorded a duet with her father Rufus Thomas, giving the fledgling Satellite label its first taste of success with the regional hit "Cause I Love You." As her 18th birthday drew nigh, she cut her first solo single, the teen ballad "Gee Whiz (Look at His Eyes)." Written a few years earlier and rejected by Vee-Jay in...
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Carla, Carla Thomas
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  • $9.99
  • Genres: R&B/Soul, Music, Soul
  • Released: 1966

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