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Carla Thomas

Carla Thomas
Born: Dec 21, 1942 in Memphis, TN
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Genre: R&B
Biography: 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 ...Read full biography
The Queen Alone
Released: 1969
Label: Atlantic & Atco Remasters
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Carla Thomas was more than deserving of her title "The Queen of Memphis Soul," but she was hardly oblivious to the sleeker, more pop-influenced sweet soul and uptown soul coming out of Detroit, Philadelphia ...Read full review
King & Queen
Released: 1967
Label: Atlantic Records
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Otis Redding never recorded a lighter, more purely entertaining record than King & Queen, a collection of duets with Stax labelmate Carla Thomas. In all likelihood inspired by a series of popular duets ...Read full review
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