Rufus Thomas



Rufus Thomas

Rating
Active
1936 to 2001
Born
March 26, 1917 in Cayce
Died
December 15, 2001
Location
Memphis, TN, United States
Biography
Rufus C. Thomas, Jr. (March 26, 1917 – December 15, 2001) was an American rhythm-and-blues, funk, soul and blues singer, songwriter, dancer, DJ and comic entertainer from Memphis, Tennessee. He recorded for several labels, including Chess Records and Sun Records in the 1950s, before becoming established in the 1960s and 1970s at Stax Records. He is best known for his novelty dance records, including "Walking the Dog" (1963), "Do the Funky Chicken" (1969) and "(Do the) Push and Pull" (1970).

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Rufus Thomas - Tiger Man (1950 - 1957)

Rufus Thomas - Tiger Man (1950 - 1957)

Rufus Thomas November 18, 2017

20 Tracks

The Dog

The Dog

Rufus Thomas January 1, 2016

7 Tracks

Funky Hits

Funky Hits

Rufus Thomas December 9, 2014

7 Tracks

The Platinum Collection

The Platinum Collection

Rufus Thomas November 4, 2014

14 Tracks

Masters Of The Last Century: Best of Rufus Thomas

Masters Of The Last Century: Best of Rufus Thomas

Rufus Thomas January 1, 2014

7 Tracks

Walking the Dog (Original Album With Bonus Tracks 1963)

Walking the Dog (Original Album With Bonus Tracks 1963)

Rufus Thomas April 19, 2013

14 Tracks

Do the Funky Chicken

Do the Funky Chicken

Rufus Thomas January 1, 2011

11 Tracks

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