Read what the New York Times figured out in 2022, that we here in New Orleans have known since the 60's.
Read the New York Times Article about Irma Thomas, the Soul Queen of New Orleans. And be sure to watch Irma: My Life in Music. The film includes archival performances at Jazz Fest - with Grammy award winning Irma Thomas likely decked out in her BayouWear® finery.
Check out Irma Thomas on the 2008 Jazz Fest poster.