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IRMA THOMAS


BIO: Irma Thomas is an American singer from New Orleans. She is known as the "Soul Queen of New Orleans". Wikipedia Born: February 18, 1941 (age 71), Ponchatoula Spouse: Emile Jackson (m. 1976) Albums: Simply Grand, Straight From the Soul, Best of Irma Thomas, More Movies: B.B. King: Blues Summit, Dancing to New Orleans, Make It Funky!, New Orleans Jazz Awards: Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album, Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award Songs I Know 2011 The Time Is on My Side 1964 It's Raining 1978 Ruler of My Heart 1978

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MA Jolie Fleur Releases New Single 'Good Life' Photo MA Jolie Fleur Releases New Single 'Good Life'
by TV News Desk - July 02, 2020

MA Jolie Fleur (“My pretty flower” in French) is Los Angeles based, New Orleans born/raised visual artist, music video director and music-maker Myke Adams.  Today, he released the track, “Good Life,” the first single from the upcoming debut album “Love Is Fire” from MJF....
Galactic Share Music Video for 'Something's Wrong With This Picture' Photo Galactic Share Music Video for 'Something's Wrong With This Picture'
by TV News Desk - June 04, 2020

Galactic are proud to share an updated version and new music video for their 1996 classic 'Something's Wrong With This Picture'....
Titles From Irma Thomas And James Booker Set For Vinyl Reissue Photo Titles From Irma Thomas And James Booker Set For Vinyl Reissue
by TV News Desk - June 04, 2020

Craft Recordings is proud to reissue two significant titles from New Orleans royalty: Classified from R&B piano virtuoso James Booker and the GRAMMY® Award-winning After the Rain, from soul singer Irma Thomas. ...
CBS Announces UNITED WE SING: A GRAMMY SALUTE TO THE UNSUNG HEROES Hosted By Harry Co Photo CBS Announces UNITED WE SING: A GRAMMY SALUTE TO THE UNSUNG HEROES Hosted By Harry Connick, Jr.
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2020

CBS and the Recording Academy® announced today a new two-hour special event UNITED WE SING: A GRAMMY® SALUTE TO THE UNSUNG HEROES hosted by GRAMMY and Emmy Award-winning singer and actor Harry Connick, Jr., celebrating essential workers across America. The special will be broadcast Sunday, June 21 (...
Marcia Ball Will Perform in New York on April 6 Photo Marcia Ball Will Perform in New York on April 6
by TV News Desk - March 10, 2020

Texas-born, Louisiana-raised pianist, songwriter and vocalist Marcia Ball -- the official 2018 Texas State Musician -- will give two performances at The Iridium in New York on Monday, April 6, 2020....
Galactic Announces 25th Anniversary Tour Photo Galactic Announces 25th Anniversary Tour
by TV News Desk - November 05, 2019

Galactic are pleased to announce their 25th anniversary tour, a celebration they're excited to share with fans across the country as they look back on their storied history together as a band. Over the past quarter century, the renowned New Orleans group have released 10 studio albums, played countl...
SummerStage Returns to Coney Island Boardwalk for Free Performances Photo SummerStage Returns to Coney Island Boardwalk for Free Performances
by TV News Desk - June 19, 2019

City Parks Foundation, in partnership with iStar, are thrilled to announce that Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage is returning to the Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn this summer for six free concerts between June and August....
Grand Ole Opry Member, Jeannie Seely Enlightens Guests During Songwriter Session at T Photo Grand Ole Opry Member, Jeannie Seely Enlightens Guests During Songwriter Session at The Country Music Hall of Fame(R) and Museum
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2019

Grand Ole Opry Member, Jeannie Seely and special guest Tim Atwood brought the attendees at the weekly Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum Songwriter Sessions to their feet during the event on Saturday Feb. 23. Watch the live-stream video here....
Quiana Lynell's Debut Album, 'A Little Love,' Set for April Release Photo Quiana Lynell's Debut Album, 'A Little Love,' Set for April Release
by TV News Desk - February 04, 2019

A Little Love, the striking debut album from vocalist extraordinaire Quiana Lynell, will be released by Concord Jazz on April 5th, 2019....
Grand Ole Opry Member, Jeannie Seely, Included in American Currents: The Music of 201 Photo Grand Ole Opry Member, Jeannie Seely, Included in American Currents: The Music of 2018 at The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2019

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum has announced Country music royalty and a fifty-one year member of the Grand Ole Opry, Jeannie Seely will be included in the opening of its first exhibition of 2019, American Currents: The Music of 2018, on Friday, March 8, 2019. The exhibit runs through Fe...
Craft Recordings to Release Feelin' Right Saturday Night: The Ric & Ron Anthology 12/ Photo Craft Recordings to Release Feelin' Right Saturday Night: The Ric & Ron Anthology 12/7
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2018

Craft Recordings has announced the release of Feelin' Right Saturday Night: The Ric & Ron Anthology,in celebration of the 60th anniversary of pioneering New Orleans R&B label Ric Records and its sister label Ron Records. The CD and digital formats are due out on December 7th, following the exclusive...
Craft Recordings' Black Friday Record Store Day: Collective Soul, Violent Femmes And Photo Craft Recordings' Black Friday Record Store Day: Collective Soul, Violent Femmes And More
by BWW News Desk - October 09, 2018

Craft Recordings is celebrating 2018's Black Friday Record Store Day (November 23) with six covetable, limited edition vinyl releases. Among the releases are the first-ever vinyl pressings of Collective Soul's double-platinum 1993 debut, Hints Allegations and Things Left Unsaid, and Violent Femmes' ...
Maria Muldaur Releases 41st Album: “Don't You Feel My Leg: The Naughty Bawdy Blues Of Photo Maria Muldaur Releases 41st Album: “Don't You Feel My Leg: The Naughty Bawdy Blues Of Blue Lu Barker”
by BWW News Desk - September 26, 2018

Multiple Grammy nominee Maria Muldaur will release her 41stalbum, and her first studio album in 6 years on September 28th. “DON'T YOU FEEL MY LEG—The Naughty Bawdy Blues of Blue Lu Barker” is her first for the London-based Last Music Company....
The Milk Carton Kids to Host Americana Honors & Awards Photo The Milk Carton Kids to Host Americana Honors & Awards
by TV News Desk - September 07, 2018

The Americana Music Association has named GRAMMY®-nominated duo Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan of The Milk Carton Kids as hosts of the 17th annual Americana Honors & Awards show. The show is scheduled to take place at 6:30 PM (CDT) next Wednesday, September 12 at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditor...
Christina Milian, Leona Lewis and Zulay Henao Join Season Two of Sony Crackle Origina Photo Christina Milian, Leona Lewis and Zulay Henao Join Season Two of Sony Crackle Original Drama Series THE OATH
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2018

Sony Crackle announced today that Grammy-nominated artists Christina Milian and Leona Lewis and actress Zulay Henao ('Meet the Blacks 2') will join the cast of season two of its original drama series 'The Oath,' from executive producer Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson and his G-Unit Film and Television Inc....
Kevin Gordon Will Release New Album TILT & SHINE Out July 27 Photo Kevin Gordon Will Release New Album TILT & SHINE Out July 27
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2018

Kevin Gordon's Louisiana is a strange place. In his songs, it's a place where restless teens road trip to where the highway dead-ends at the Gulf of Mexico; a place where prisoners who are in for life compete in a rodeo in front of spectators; where a man can get lost in the humid afternoon and wher...
Jeannie Seely Recognized at Grand Ole Opry for Billboard Top TV Songs Chart Placement Photo Jeannie Seely Recognized at Grand Ole Opry for Billboard Top TV Songs Chart Placement
by TV News Desk - May 08, 2018

50 year Grand Ole Opry veteran Jeannie Seely is a Grammy winner, country hitmaker and award-winning songwriter. During her hosting segment on the Grand Ole Opry Friday night, she was presented with an award recognizing her song "Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand)" for reaching No. 2 on ...
The VIOLENT FEMMES Unveil Summer Tour Featuring Special Guests Photo The VIOLENT FEMMES Unveil Summer Tour Featuring Special Guests
by TV News Desk - March 12, 2018

The one and only Violent Femmes have announced plans for a summer headline tour, set to get underwayJune 11th at Denver, CO's Botanica Gardens and then continue through the month. Support throughout will come from a variety of special guests, including Ava Mendoza, Dirty Femmes, Ashwin Batish, and t...
'Miss Country Soul' Jeannie Seely Celebrates 50 Years as Member of Grand Ole Opry
by BWW News Desk - September 17, 2017

'Miss Country Soul' Jeannie Seely celebrates 50 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. Exactly 50 years to the day she was first inducted on September 16, 1967, Seely performed her Grammy -winning classic Don't Touch Me and other favorites before being joined on stage by fellow Opry member...
Sam Hunt to Receive CMT's Inaugural 'Song of the Year' Award on CMT Special
by TV News Desk - September 14, 2017

CMT today announced that country superstar Sam Hunt, along with co-writers Zach Crowell, Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne, will be honored with the first-ever Song of the Year Award for mega-hit Body Like A Back Road...
Music From HBO Limited Series BIG LITTLE LIES Coming to CD and Vinyl
by TV News Desk - June 06, 2017

ABKCO Music & Records will release BIG LITTLE LIES: Music From the HBO Limited Series on CD June 30, and vinyl on July 28. Released digitally in March by ABKCO, it shot to #1 on the iTunes Soundtracks Chart and #2 on Top Albums U.S. iTunes Chart....
Country Music Legend Jeannie Seely Becomes First Performer on Grand Ole Opry Stage in 2016
by BWW News Desk - January 02, 2016

Grammy-award winning and country music legend Jeannie Seely was the first performer on the Grand Ole Opry last night when the world-famous radio show returned to the Ryman Auditorium last night....