88Nine Radio Milwaukee

Today's stream is sponsored by Maxie's

Rufus Thomas

Support 88Nine And This Artist:

Rufus Thomas (March 26, 1917 – December 15, 2001) was a and singer from Memphis, Tennessee, United States, who recorded on Sun Records in the 1950s and on Stax Records in the 19 and 19. 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. Read more about Rufus Thomas on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License and may also be available under the GNU FDL.

Tracks We Played

I'll Be Your Santa Baby

Christmas With Eddie G.
Last Played on December 24, 2014 5:51pm

The Memphis Train

Last Played on April 26, 2014 11:46am

The Breakdown

The Stax Collection
Last Played on February 09, 2014 9:31am

Funkiest Man Alive

Crown Prince Of Dance
Last Played on January 09, 2014 10:57pm

Do The Funky Penguin (Part 1)

Stax: The Soul of Hip Hop Vol. 1
Last Played on January 04, 2014 4:57pm