Irma Thomas http://kplu.org en Happy birthday to the Soul Queen of New Orleans! http://kplu.org/post/happy-birthday-soul-queen-new-orleans <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zh2UVm5vzcI</p><p><strong>Irma Thomas </strong>celebrates her 70th birthday today.&nbsp; She's been enthralling audiences for 50 years now, just as she delighted us with <strong><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/irma-thomas-live-kplu">her Studio Session at KPLU last October</a></strong>.</p><p><em>Robin Lloyd will be playing a selection from that session on today's Blue Plate Special starting at noon.</em></p><p> Fri, 18 Feb 2011 18:56:07 +0000 Robin Lloyd 829 at http://kplu.org Irma Thomas Live at KPLU http://kplu.org/post/irma-thomas-live-kplu <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-932165.mp3</p><p><span class="stylebodytext2">Grammy Award-winning "Soul Queen of New Orleans," Irma Thomas brought her rythym section to the performance studio on October 29, 2010 to perform live on KPLU's Blue Plate Special hosted by Nick Morrison. </span></p><p> Fri, 29 Oct 2010 20:20:00 +0000 Nick Morrison & Justin Steyer 578 at http://kplu.org Irma Thomas Live at KPLU Water Cooler: Power Monday with the First Lady and a Soul Queen http://kplu.org/post/water-cooler-power-monday-first-lady-and-soul-queen <p>Power politics, power voice and plain &#39;ol power.&nbsp;<strong>Michelle Obama</strong> is in Bellevue this afternoon (at the Hyatt) to support Patty Murray&#39;s campaign.</p> Mon, 25 Oct 2010 08:22:16 +0000 Gary Davis 55 at http://kplu.org Water Cooler: Power Monday with the First Lady and a Soul Queen