Carla Thomas

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Birthday
21, 1942
Birthplace
Tennessee
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
21, 1942 (age 75)
Birthplace
Tennessee

About

American soul singer who released several albums throughout the 1960s and 1970s. She is known as the "Queen of Memphis Soul".

Before Fame

She became a member of the WDIA radio station sponsored musical group Teen Town Singers, when she was 10 years old.

Trivia

She released an album of duets with singer Otis Redding, which became a big hit in Great Britain.

Family Life

Her father Rufus was an emcee for Palace Theater's shows, and her siblings, Marvell and Vaneese, have also been musical.

Associated With

She was influenced by many singers including Jackie Wilson.