Gee Whiz: The Best of Carla Thomas is a wonderful 22-track collection of her seminal recordings for Atlantic and Stax, featuring all of her biggest hits - "Gee Whiz," "I'll Bring It Home to You," "B-A-B-Y," "Tramp," "I Like What You're Doing (To Me)" - as well as a terrific selection of. lesser-known singles and album tracks.
Gee Whiz (LP, Album, RE). Atlantic Special. SCD 8605-2 (ATL SD 8057). Gee Whiz (CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Jew). WPCR-27560, 8122-79704-3.
1. Gee Whiz, Look At His Eyes. 2. Dance With Me. 3. A Lovely Way To Spend An Evening.
Carla Thomas wrote this song when she was just 16 years old. It's a very innocent song where she finds herself thinking of how she can approach her crush - the guy who is "awful nice" and has eyes that hypnotize. ) that the song caught on and landed in the Top 10 of the American Pop charts. Carla is the daughter of Rufus Thomas, who was recording for Satellite Records in Memphis, which would later morph into Stax. The album, also titled Gee Whiz, was released in 1961. Bernadette Peters later had a hit with the song, taking it to in 1980. More songs from Carla Thomas. More songs recorded by an artist who was very young. More songs about crushes. More songs from 1960. Lyrics to Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes).
Carla Venita Thomas (born December 21, 1942) is an American singer, who is often referred to as the Queen of Memphis Soul. She is the daughter of Rufus Thomas. Thomas was born and raised in the Foote Homes Projects in Memphis, Tennessee. Along with her siblings, Marvell and Vaneese, she was one of three musical children of Rufus and Lorene Thomas.
Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Carla Thomas is an American singer, who is often referred to as the Queen of Memphis Soul. The debut album Gee Whiz went to the top of the national popularity charts and brought Carla many bids for TV, radio and personal appearances, including the Dick Clark "American Bandstand" show. Next to "Ghee Whiz, Look At His Eyes", this LP also includes "A Love Of My Own", "It Ain't Me" and "For You". 180 gram audiophile vinyl.