CARLA THOMAS

RnB / Pop/Art Song/Folk • United States
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Queen of Stax soul and duet partner of Otis Redding and Rufus Thomas.

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 Chicago, it gave Satellite its first national hit, breaking the Top Ten mark on both the R&B and pop charts. Shortly thereafter Satellite became Stax, and Carla proceeded to claw her way onto the national charts another 22 times with such immortal
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Memphis PrincessMemphis Princess
Jasmine Records 2018
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$10.94 (used)
Stax Profiles: Carla ThomasStax Profiles: Carla Thomas
Stax 2006
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Gee WhizGee Whiz
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Wax Time 2018
$17.39
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CARLA THOMAS Gee Whiz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gee Whiz
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1961
CARLA THOMAS Carla album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Carla
RnB 1966
CARLA THOMAS Comfort Me album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Comfort Me
RnB 1966
CARLA THOMAS The Queen Alone album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Queen Alone
RnB 1967
CARLA THOMAS Memphis Queen album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Memphis Queen
RnB 1969
CARLA THOMAS Love Means... album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Love Means...
RnB 1971
CARLA THOMAS Hidden Gems album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hidden Gems
RnB 1991

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CARLA THOMAS Live In Memphis album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live In Memphis
RnB 2001
CARLA THOMAS Live At The Bohemian Caverns album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At The Bohemian Caverns
RnB 2007

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CARLA THOMAS The Best Of Carla Thomas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Best Of Carla Thomas
RnB 1969

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