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Irma Thomas (1999)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1999-06-23

Duration: 00:04:07

Subjects: Thomas, Irma | Singers | Rhythm and blues music | Soul music


  • Weill, Gus Host
  • Thomas, Irma Speaker


This segment from the 1999 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Irma Thomas accepting her recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Thomas is a Rhythm and Blues singer known as the “Soul Queen of New Orleans.” Host: Gus Weill