Carla Thomas

Carla Thomas, an American singer born on December 21, 1942 in Memphis, Tennessee, is often hailed as "The Queen Of Memphis Soul". As the daughter of Rufus Thomas and sister of Vaneese Thomas and Marvell Thomas, Carla made her mark as a recording artist for Stax and Atlantic Records during the 1960s and early 1970s. Her soulful voice captivated audiences and established her as a prominent figure in the music industry. With hits like "(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher" and "Gee Whiz (Look at His Eyes)", Carla's talent continues to inspire generations of artists.

Carla Thomas' unique sound has influenced many other notable performers such as The Astors, William Bell, The Mar-Keys, Rufus Thomas, Barbara Stephens, The Mad Lads, Barbara & The Browns, Mable John, Eddie Floyd, Johnnie Taylor, Ruby Johnson, Sam & Dave, The Charmels, The Soul Children, The Staple Singers, Booker T. & the M.G.'s, Wendy Rene, Rufus & Carla, David Porter, and Ollie & The Nightingales.

Experience the timeless music of Carla Thomas today and discover why she remains an iconic figure in soul music history.


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