WorldCat Identities

Thomas, Rufus 1917-2001

Overview
Works: 262 works in 466 publications in 1 language and 6,774 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Blues (Music)  Soul music  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Documentary films  Rhythm and blues music  Popular music  Songs  Music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Actor, Singer, Interviewee, Instrumentalist, Composer, Lyricist, Arranger, Vocalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rufus Thomas
Sing along with Putumayo( Recording )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of fun sing along songs the whole family can enjoy
Wattstax by Staple Singers( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the concert that came to be known as 'the Black Woodstock,' held on the anniversary of 1965 Watts Riot, and had 100,000 in attendance
Mystery train by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aloof teenage Japanese tourists, a frazzled Italian widow, and a disgruntled British immigrant all converge in the city of Memphis in hot pursuit of the elusive 'King' himself, Elvis!
The road to Memphis by Richard Pearce( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the musical odyssey of B.B. King to Memphis and pays homage to the great blues musicians of the Memphis tradition. Goes on the road and behind the scenes with Bobby Rush and Rosco Gordon. Filmed on the occasion of the great reunion in which Memphis musicians returned to honor their roots
A child's celebration of soul( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces children to soul music classics
Only the strong survive : a celebration of soul( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary brings together an amazing array of musical icons. With living legends performing together on one stage, it's a dream revue of original artists and songs that have won American hearts ... Takes us back to the glory days of soul music, with the stars of Stax Records
Rhino instant party( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stax 50th anniversary celebration( Recording )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rufus Thomas live! by Rufus Thomas( )

8 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Funky chicken by Rufus Thomas( )

4 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Did you heard me? : Crown Prince of dance by Rufus Thomas( )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rufus Thomas by Rufus Thomas( )

9 editions published between 1969 and 2018 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Complete Stax/Volt singles, 1959-1968( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wattstax : the living word( )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1963( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Funkiest man alive : [the Stax funk sessions 1967-1975] by Rufus Thomas( )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues gods : essential blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can't get away from this dog by Rufus Thomas( )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs and stories from the road : [from] American routes, with Nick Spitzer( Recording )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his weekly radio program heard on NPR, folklorist Spitzer leads listeners on a lively journey through American music and the evolution of its many styles from A (avant-garde) to Z (zydeco). Featured segments include Dave Brubeck, Jerry Wexler, Dr. John, Ray Charles, the Antique Radio Museum, and New Orleans street sounds
Wattstax : [the living word]( )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.31 (from 0.01 for The Stax s ... to 0.66 for His R & B ...)

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Songs and stories from the road : [from] American routes, with Nick Spitzer
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Songs and stories from the road : [from] American routes, with Nick Spitzer
Alternative Names
Thomas, Hound Dog, 1917-2001

Languages
English (79)