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Blanche Thomas

Singer of Jazz and Blues

vocalist blues singer. Born in Orleans Parish, New Orleans, Oktober 15, 1922 or 1924. Began her singing career at the old Tick Tock Club. Popular singer in many Bourbon Street clubs, sang with Louis Armstrong (q.v.), Al Hirt, Pete Fountain and "Papa" French. Performed at jazz festivals in several cities, at Carnegie Hall, in the Hollywood Bowl, at the grand opening of the Kennedy Center in Washington, D. C., and the Houston Astrodome. Toured Vietnam with Louis Cottrell. Children: Betty, John Cravinas, Jr. Died, New Orleans, April 21, 1977; interred Holt Cemetery. Informations: (with Photograph) (scroll down to name)

  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
You Ain't So Such A Much on Such a Much by Various Artists
You Ain't so Such a Much on New Orleans Finest the Dave Bartholomew Essential Collection, Vol. 1 by Dave Bartholomew

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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
You Ain't So Such A Much / Hound DogBlanche Thomas / Little Esther2010Single
Blanche Thomas / "Papa" French And His New Orleans Jazz BandBlanche Thomas, "Papa" French And His New Orleans Jazz Band1982Album
Am I BlueBlanche Thomas, "Papa" French And His New Orleans Jazz Band1964Album
Am I BlueBlanche Thomas1956Album
You Ain't So Such A MuchBlanche Thomas1954Single
Blanche Thomas Meets The Last Straws In New OrleansBlanche Thomas Meets The Last StrawsAlbum
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