Irma Thomas Quotes
I have only done a couple, three gigs, if you count the Jazz Fest. I did Mardi Gras at Harrahs. I did Thanksgiving day, which we do every year. Of course, this year, most of the New Orleanians were not there, but we did it for the one that came to clean up and help those who needed it in the city, so it was worth it.
I am getting a lot of work, a lot of interviews [about New Orleans], and they have all been to the good. I am looking at it this way: I am kind of like the ambassador, in a sense, that everyone is not doom and gloom in New Orleans and that we are getting through this, one day at a time. That has been part of the delay in getting my book out. The ladies that are helping me write the book, they were also devastated by Katrina. We are all getting back on our feet.
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