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RUFUS THOMAS


RUFUS THOMAS


SUMMARY
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Blues In The Basement (1975) Album
 
Instruments: Voice
Music Styles: Soul
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.soulwalking.co.uk/Rufus%20Thomas.html
 
Date Born: 27th March 1917
Location Born: Cayce, Missippi, United States of America
 
Date Died: 15th December 2001
Location Died: Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Heart Failure
Memorial: A street is named in his honor, just off Beale Street in Memphis.
 
Summary: Born a sharecropper's son in the rural community of Cayce, Mississippi, Thomas moved to Memphis with his family at age 2. His mother was a church woman. Thomas made his artistic debut at the age of 6 playing a frog in a school theatrical production.
 
 
 
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