Rufus Thomas’ birthday
Originally shared by Dorie Fann-Purry
Remembering Rufus Thomas, Jr. (March 26, 1917 – December 15, 2001)…rhythm and blues, funk and soul singer and comedian from Memphis, Tennessee, who recorded on Sun Records in the 1950’s and on Stax Records in the 1960’s and 1970’s. He was the father of soul singer Carla Thomas and keyboard player Marvell Thomas.
Rest In Peace!