Rufus Thomas

Real Name:
Rufus C. Thomas, Jr.
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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. His best known song is probably Walking The Dog (1963), later covered by artists such as The Rolling Stones and Aerosmith.

Rufus Thomas is the father of Carla Thomas, Vaneese Thomas and Marvell Thomas.
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Albums

Rufus Thomas - Walking The Dog album art Rufus Thomas Walking The Dog (Album) Stax Canada 1963 Sell This Version
Rufus Thomas - Do The Funky Chicken album art Rufus Thomas Do The Funky Chicken (Album) Stax France 1970 Sell This Version
Rufus Thomas - Rufus Thomas Live Doing The Push & Pull At P.J.'s album art Rufus Thomas Rufus Thomas Live Doing The Push & Pull At P.J.'s (Album) Stax Canada 1971 Sell This Version
Rufus Thomas - Did You Heard Me? album art Rufus Thomas Did You Heard Me? (Album) Stax UK 1972 Sell This Version
Rufus Thomas - Crown Prince Of Dance album art Rufus Thomas Crown Prince Of Dance (Album) Stax US 1973 Sell This Version
Rufus Thomas - If There Were No Music album art Rufus Thomas If There Were No Music (Album) AVI Records France 1977 Sell This Version
AVI-6046 Rufus Thomas - I Ain't Gettin' Older, I'm Gettin' Better album art Rufus Thomas I Ain't Gettin' Older, I'm Gettin' Better(LP) AVI Records AVI-6046 US 1978 Sell This Version
Rufus Thomas - Rufus Thomas album art Rufus Thomas Rufus Thomas (Album) Gusto Records (2) US 1980 Sell This Version
Rufus Thomas - That Woman Is Poison! album art Rufus Thomas That Woman Is Poison! (Album) Alligator Records US 1988 Sell This Version
Rufus Thomas - Timeless Funk album art Rufus Thomas Timeless Funk (Album) Prestige Records Ltd. Belgium 1992 Sell This Version
Rufus Thomas - Blues Thang! album art Rufus Thomas Blues Thang! (Album) Sequel Records UK 1996 Sell This Version
Rufus Thomas - Rufus Live! album art Rufus Thomas Rufus Live! (Album) Ecko Records (2) US 1997 Sell This Version
Rufus Thomas - Swing Out With Rufus Thomas album art Rufus Thomas Swing Out With Rufus Thomas (Album) High Stacks Records US 1999 Sell This Version
SD44022 Rufus Thomas - Live In Porretta album art Rufus Thomas Live In Porretta(CD, Album, Sli) Soul Dispenser SD44022 Italy 2002 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

807 Rufus Thomas - I'll Be A Good Boy / I'm So Worried album art Rufus Thomas I'll Be A Good Boy / I'm So Worried(Shellac, 10") Star Talent 807 US 1950 Sell This Version
Rufus Thomas - Tiger Man (King Of The Jungle) /  Save That Money album art Rufus Thomas, Jr.* Tiger Man (King Of The Jungle) / Save That Money Sun (9) US 1953 Sell This Version
Rufus Thomas - Bear Cat / Walking In The Rain album art Rufus Thomas Bear Cat / Walking In The Rain (Single) Sun (9) US 1953 Sell This Version
5039 Rufus Thomas - The Easy Livin' Plan / I'm Steady Holdin' On album art Rufus "Bearcat" Thomas* The Easy Livin' Plan / I'm Steady Holdin' On(7", Single) Meteor Records 5039 US 1956 Sell This Version
Rufus Thomas - Deep Down Inside album art Carla* And Rufus* Carla* And Rufus* - Deep Down Inside (Single) Satellite (2) US 1960 Sell This Version
Rufus Thomas - I Didn't Believe album art Rufus* And Friend* Rufus* And Friend* - I Didn't Believe (Single) Atco Records US 1961 Sell This Version
Rufus Thomas - Can't Ever Let You Go / It's Aw'rite album art Rufus Thomas Can't Ever Let You Go / It's Aw'rite (Single) Stax US 1962 Sell This Version
Rufus Thomas - The Dog / Did You Ever Love A Woman album art Rufus Thomas The Dog / Did You Ever Love A Woman (Single) Stax US 1963 Sell This Version
Rufus Thomas - Walking The Dog / You Said album art Rufus Thomas Walking The Dog / You Said (Single) Stax US 1963 Sell This Version
222013 Rufus Thomas - The Dog album art Rufus Thomas The Dog(7", EP) Atlantic 222013 France 1963 Sell This Version
Rufus Thomas - Jump Back / All Night Worker album art Rufus Thomas Jump Back / All Night Worker (Single) Stax UK 1964 Sell This Version