Beale Street Caravan

Monday 1 September 2014, with David Knowles

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We have  legendary, Grammy Award winner and soul music icon Irma Thomas on Beale Street Caravan this week. Singing professionally since the age of 13, Irma is the living embodiment of soul music and is the voice of countless soul and R&B hits from the 60s to the 80s. 

In the “Made in Memphis” segment Adam Hill talks about the 50’s rockablly classic Blue Suede Shoes by Carl Perkins.