Rufus Thomas, Jr. (March 27, 1917 – December 15, 2001) rhythm and blues, funk and soul singer and comedian from Memphis, Tennessee, 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 and keyboard player Marvell Thomas. Best known for his hit record "Walking the Dog."
"Professor Longhair" - New Orleans R and blues singer and piano player, "Mardi Gras in New Orleans", real name: Henry Byrd
Portrait of blues singer and pianist Memphis Slim, Chicago, Illinois, United States, photograph by William Claxton.
A new compilation traces the history of electric blues from its inauspicious start through its heyday in the and Critic Ed Ward says Plug It In! does "a great job of illuminating one particular aspect of the blues.
Rufus in Pink Cape and Platform Boots. Ahhh the Look out for the Bull.