Rufus C. Thomas, Jr. (March 26, 1917 – December 15, 2001) was an American rhythm-and-blues, funk, soul and blues singer, songwriter, dancer, DJ and comic entertainer from Memphis, Tennessee. He recorded for several labels, including Chess Records and Sun Records in the 1950s, before becoming established in the 1960s and 1970s at Stax Records. He is best known for his novelty dance records, including "Walking the Dog" (1963), "Do the Funky Chicken" (1969) and "(Do the) Push and Pull" (1970).
Funky Mississippi Lyrics. Everybody expect me to make a new dance I ain't gonna do it this time I'm scared to take a chance. But I'm gonna get serious And I ain't gonna give no jive I want to know. I'm the funkiest man alive One o'clock in the morning I'm funky Two o'clock, etc, etc. More on Genius. Funky Mississippi" Track Info. Written By Eddie Floyd. Star Remasters: Do The Funky Chicken Rufus Thomas. 1. Do The Funky Chicken. 12. Funky Mississippi.
RUFUS THOMAS - Funky Mississippi. Artist: Rufus Thomas. Album: Funkiest Man Alive: The Stax Funk Sessions 1967-1975, 2003. My favourite Stax single. Has been played on. France 14. Jazz Radio - Stax and Motown.
Album: The Very Best Of Rufus Thomas, 100 Funk, The Complete Stax, Volt Soul Singles, Vol. 2: 1968-1971, Funkiest Man Alive: The Stax Funk Sessions 1967-1975. Rufus Thomas - Boom Boom Walking The Dog, 1963 02:51. Rufus Thomas - I Didn't Believe The Platinum Collection, 2007 02:12.
Bonus tracks 12 Funky Mississippi 2:58 13 So Hard To Get Along With 3:04 14 Funky Way 2:57 15 Hold You 2:10 16 Itch and Scratch 4 Part 1 3:11 17 Itch and Scratch 4 Part 2 3:03 18 Ain’t Nuttin’ (But Gettin’ Down) Part I 2:57 19 Ain’t Nuttin’ (But Gettin’ Down) Part. II. Remastered by Joe Tarantino.