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Best Of Rufus Thomas – Do The Funky Somethin'

CD (Item 589232) Rhino, 1960s/1970s — Condition: Used
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The title's a bit misleading, because this set's got a lot more to offer than just Rufus' funky work from the early 70s. Instead, it stretches back to the roots of his soul career, way back in the 50s when he recorded "Bear Cat" as an answer to Big Mama Thornton's "Hound Dog". After that, it rolls through the 60s Stax years, including a few numbers with daughter Carla, then finally hits the 70s, where Rufus goes into the funky numbers that have made him a big hit with the hip hoppers over the years. Titles include "Sophisticated Sissy", "Do The Funky Chicken", "Push & Pull", "The Breakdown (part 1)", "Little Sally Walker", "The World Is Round", "The Dog", "Walking The Dog", and "Can Your Monkey Do The Dog". Also includes an unfortunate recent tune, "Do The Funky Somethin", recorded with the Godchildren of Soul.  © 1996-2024, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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