Irma Thomas

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Irma Thomas (born February 18, 1941, Ponchatoula, Louisiana, United States) is an American singer from New Orleans. She is known as the "Soul Queen of New Orleans".

Thomas is a contemporary of Aretha Franklin and Etta James, but never experienced their level of commercial success. In 2007, she won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album for After the Rain, her first Grammy in a career spanning over 50 years.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1964 Wish Someone Would Care Irma Thomas 1
1968 Take a Look Irma Thomas 1
1978 Soul Queen of New Orleans Irma Thomas 1
1981 Safe With Me Irma Thomas 1
1986 The New Rules Irma Thomas 1
1988 The Way I Feel Irma Thomas 1
1990 Something Good: Muscle Shoals Irma Thomas 1
1992 True Believer Irma Thomas 1
1993 Turn My World Around Irma Thomas 1
1996 Time Is on My Side Irma Thomas 1
2000 My Heart's in Memphis: The Songs of Dan Penn Irma Thomas 1
2006 After The Rain Irma Thomas 1
2007 Two Phases of Irma Thomas Irma Thomas 1
2008 Sings Irma Thomas 1
2008 The Story of My Life Irma Thomas 1
Sing It! Marcia Ball, Irma Thomas and Tracy Nelson 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1973 In Between Tears Compilation Irma Thomas 1
1989 Ruler of Hearts Compilation Irma Thomas 1
1992 Time Is on My Side: The Best of Irma Thomas, Volume 1 Compilation Irma Thomas 1
1993 Walk Around Heaven: New Orleans Gospel Soul Compilation Irma Thomas 1
1996 Sweet Soul Queen of New Orleans: The Irma Thomas Collection Compilation Irma Thomas 1
2001 If You Want It, Come and Get It Compilation Irma Thomas 1
2004 Straight From the Soul Compilation Irma Thomas 1
2006 A Woman's Viewpoint: The Essential 1970s Recordings Compilation Irma Thomas 1
2008 Simply Grand Compilation Irma Thomas 1
2009 50th Anniversary Celebration Compilation Irma Thomas 1
2011 Soul Queen of New Orleans Compilation Irma Thomas 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1976 Live at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Live Irma Thomas 1
1977 Live at the Kingfish Club Live Irma Thomas 1
1991 Live! Simply the Best Live Irma Thomas 1
2006 Live at Umbria Jazz Live Irma Thomas 1
Irma Thomas Live! Live Irma Thomas 1

Single

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1963 Ruler of My Heart / Hittin' on Nothing Irma Thomas 1
1964 Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand) / Time Is on My Side Irma Thomas 1
1964 Wish Someone Would Care / Break-A-Way Irma Thomas 1
1965 I'm Gonna Cry Till My Tears Run Dry / Nobody Wants to Hear Nobody's Trouble Irma Thomas 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
Irma Thomas-Down at Muscle Shoals Irma Thomas 1

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