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Rufus Thomas

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Biography

Rufus Thomas (March 26, 1917 – December 15, 2001) was a rhythm and blues and soul singer from Memphis, Tennessee, United States, who recorded on Sun Records in the 1950s and on Stax Records in the 1960s and 1970s. He was the father of soul singer Carla Thomas (best known for the classic song "B-A-B-Y") and keyboard player Marvell Thomas. A third daughter, Vaneese, a former French teacher, for years had a recording studio in upstate New York where she sang for television commercials.

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Top Songs

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  1.  
    Lyrics
    Baby's back, dressed in black,
    Silver buttons all down her back.
    High, low, tipsy toe,
    She broke a needle and she can't sew.
    Walkin' the dog,
    Walking the Dog  -  108,391 plays
  2.  
    Lyrics
    Y'all come on in now
    Come right on down front
    I got something I want to show you
    Now y'all heard of the Popcorn
    Y'all heard of the Dog
    Do The Funky Chicken  -  84,085 plays
  3. Bear Cat  -  31,037 plays
  4.  
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    The world is round
    But it's crooked just the same, yeah, yeah
    I know the world is round
    But it's crooked just the same, yeah, yeah
    And you'll never, never know
    The World Is Round  -  25,357 plays
  5. The Dog  -  24,671 plays
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