Carla Thomas is an American singer. In 1961 she rose to national prominence with “Gee Whiz (Look in His Eyes),” which reached the Top Ten in both the R&B and Pop categories. In the next ten years, she had twenty two singles on the national charts, including “I’ll Bring It on Home to You” and “Let Me Be Good to You”.
Thomas is well-known for her duets with Otis Redding, from the album “King & Queen”. In 1993 she received a Pioneer Award from the Rhythm and Blues Foundation. She co-starred in the 2003 D.A. Pennebaker directed documentary “Only the Strong Survive,” a selection of both the Cannes and Sundance Film Festivals.
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