Gee Whiz, It’s Carla Thomas

Episode 233

In 1961, she scored a Billboard hit with Gee Whiz and in 1966 she did it again with B-A-B-Y Baby. Carla Thomas sat down with Ric for a conversation about her career and her father, Rufus Thomas. What was it like for a young lady to find her way into show business and to later discover she had a top 10 hit? She’ll tell you all about that in this episode. Also, Ric talks about what having a smart watch kind of makes you feel like when you are all of sudden chained to your smartphone.

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