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Soul-singer Irma Thomas has been known for years now as the Soul Queen of New Orleans.

When New Orleans gets the blues, so does she.

Last month she won a Grammy for her post-Katrina album "After the Rain". They call her voice "dark honey". Sweet, strong, deep and knowing.

This hour On Point: New Orleans blues Grammy winner, Irma Thomas.

Guests:

Irma Thomas, Grammy award winner for Best Contemporary Blues Album 2006, "After the Rain."

This program aired on March 30, 2007.

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