Carla Thomas

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by Carla Thomas

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21 December 1942, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. The daughter of Rufus Thomas, Carla first performed with the Teen Town Singers. ‘‘Cause I Love You’, a duet with her father, was released on Satellite (later Stax Records) in 1960, but the following year she established herself as a solo act with ‘Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes)’. Leased to Atlantic Records, the song became a US Top 10 hit. ‘I’ll Bring It On Home To You’ (1962 - an answer to Sam Cooke), ‘What A... Read more

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soul
stax
female vocalists
southern soul
60s
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