irma thomas http://wwno.org en Irma Thomas And The 'Irma Sound' http://wwno.org/post/irma-thomas-and-irma-sound <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(90, 90, 90); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; line-height: normal;">More than six billion people live on the planet, and yet relatively few human voices are recognizable to the naked ear.</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(90, 90, 90); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; line-height: normal;">Irma Thomas has one of those voices.</span></p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 17:25:18 +0000 Gwen Thompkins 55712 at http://wwno.org Irma Thomas' Influences http://wwno.org/post/irma-thomas-influences-0 <p></p><p>Irma Thomas returns to <em>Music Inside Out</em> for a whole new, fresh, hot buttered and yummy conversation. The Queen of New Orleans Soul pays her respects to some of her musical influences and talks about the bottom line of a Grammy Award. Turns out, there's a reason why they call it show business.</p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Gwen Thompkins 25834 at http://wwno.org "Irma's Sound" on Music Inside Out http://wwno.org/post/irmas-sound-music-inside-out <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;</p><p>More than six billion people live on the planet, and yet relatively few human voices are recognizable to the naked ear.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Irma Thomas has one of those voices.</p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 21:25:59 +0000 Gwen Thompkins 24592 at http://wwno.org Irma Thomas: The Influences http://wwno.org/post/irma-thomas-influences <p>Irma Thomas returns to <em>Music Inside Out</em> for a whole new, fresh, hot buttered and yummy conversation. The Queen of New Orleans Soul pays her respects to some of her musical influences and talks about the bottom line of a Grammy Award. Turns out, there's a reason why they call it show business.</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 18:01:20 +0000 Gwen Thompkins 18197 at http://wwno.org Irma Thomas' Sound http://wwno.org/post/irma-thomas-sound <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">More than six billion people live on the planet, and yet relatively few human voices are recognizable to the naked ear. </span><p- style="line-height: 1.5;"> Irma Thomas has one of those voices.</p-></p><p><p->For more than 50 years, Thomas has written, recorded and lent her voice to some of the most precious songs that Louisiana has ever produced. Now music lovers all over the world know the contralto that she calls, "Irma's sound." This week, <em>Music Inside Out with Gwen Thompkins</em> makes way for the Queen of New Orleans Soul.</p-></p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 16:55:00 +0000 Gwen Thompkins 16574 at http://wwno.org