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  1. Rufus Thomas (* 26. März 1917 in Cayce, Mississippi; † 15. Dezember 2001 in Memphis, Tennessee) war ein US-amerikanischer Blues - und Soul sänger, Radiomoderator, Entertainer und Talentscout. Er ist der Vater der Soulsängerin Carla Thomas und des Stax - Pianisten Marvell Thomas .

  2. › wiki › Rufus_ThomasRufus Thomas - Wikipedia

    Rufus C. Thomas, Jr. (March 26, 1917 – December 15, 2001) [1] [2] [3] was an American rhythm-and-blues, funk, soul and blues singer, songwriter, dancer, DJ and comic entertainer from Memphis, Tennessee.

  3. Rufus Thomas. Rhythm & blues and soul singer and songwriter, born 26 March 1917 in Cayce, Mississippi, died 15 December 2001 in Memphis, Tennessee. He enjoyed his biggest successes while signed to the Stax label during the 1960s and early 1970s.

  4. 3. Dez. 2021 · Rufus & Carla Thomas, Courtesy of the Stax Museum. Born in Cayce, Mississippi, Rufus (1917–2001) grew up in Memphis, where he developed a knack for showmanship early on—performing in school plays, tap dancing, and, as a young man, entertaining crowds in traveling tent shows.

  5. Rufus Thomas talks about his recordings for Sun Records and how he came to record for Stax with his daughter, Carla Thomas.

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  6. 8. Feb. 2009 · Rufus Thomas describes the radio scene in Memphis in the late 1940s.

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  7. The 54-year-old entertainer represents 40 years of Memphis Soul. Millions of young people around the world have danced to his hit records, including “Walkin’ The Dog”, “Do the Funky Chicken”, and the “Push and Pull.”