Richard "Cookie" Thomas

Richard "Cookie" Thomas

Top Songs

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What A Wonderful World
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Beyond The Sea
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My One And Only Love
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Almost Like Being In Love
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Tenor Madness

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Biography

Dubbed "Cookie" by his mother for reasons which are lost in the sands of time, Richard Thomas cut his vocal teeth as a teenager on the street corners of Philadelphia singing doo-wop in the 1960's. At 14, he got his first big gig, opening for B.B. King. During his formative years in the 1970's, Thomas worked at clubs, festivals and other venues with performers whose styles cut across the musical spectrum. There was straight ahead jazz with Houston Person, doo wop with The Tokens,... Read more

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