The Very Best Of Rufus Thomas

Rufus Thomas

The Very Best Of Rufus Thomas
  • CAT # STXCD-30307-25

    1. The Dog 2:30
    2. Walking The Dog 2:35
    3. Can Your Monkey Do The Dog 2:04
    4. Somebody Stole My Dog 2:35
    5. Jump Back 2:26
    6. Little Sally Walker 2:12
    7. Sister's Got A Boyfriend 2:35
    8. Sophisticated Sissy 2:42
    9. The Memphis Train 2:30
    10. Funky Mississippi 2:55
    11. Do The Funky Chicken 3:15
    12. Sixty Minute Man (Pt. 2) 3:30
    13. The Preacher And The Bear 3:51
    14. (Do The) Push And Pull (Pt. 1) 3:14
    15. The World Is Round
    16. The Breakdown (Pt. 1) 3:11
    17. Do The Funky Penguin (Pt. 1) 3:08
    18. 6-3-8 2:37
    19. Boogie Ain't Nuttin' (But Gettin' Down) (Part 1) 2:55
    20. Do The Double Bump 3:07

This 24-bit remastered disc is a career-spanning collection of 20 greatest hits including “Do The Funky Chicken,” “Walking The Dog,” and many more! It also includes rare photographs and notes by Rob Bowman, author of the Grammy® Award-winning Soulsville U.S.A.: The Story of Stax Records.

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