Irma Thomas: My Heart’s In Memphis—The Songs of Dan Penn

A collaboration between two stalwarts of Soul and R&B, "My Heart’s in Memphis" features the singing of the "Soul Queen of New Orleans," Irma Thomas, and one of the architects of soul music, writer Dan Penn. Both have countless hits, and are among the true greats in American music.
My Heart's In Memphis: The Songs of Dan Penn
Released: 8/8/2000
Label: Rounder
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