Rufus Thomas

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Birthday
26, 1917
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Dec 15, 2001 (84)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
26, 1917
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Dec 15, 2001 (84)

About

American R&B and funk singer who released albums on Sun Records in the 1960s and 1970s. He was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2001.

Before Fame

He played a frog in a school production at six years old and was a tap dancer at the age of ten.

Trivia

He is the only father to have a song debut in the hot 100's top 10 after his daughter had a single debut on the same chart.

Family Life

He was married and had a daughter, Carla.

Associated With

He is mentioned by Samuel L. Jackson in the film Kill Bill 2.

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