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Rufus Thomas

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Rufus Thomas (1985)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages Audio, 1985

Rufus Thomas, between mouthfuls, talks about his youth in segregated Memphis, Minstrelsy, Ike and Tina Turner and his long involvement with Stax Records.

File format: mp3; in 3 parts, total file sizes: 70meg, total interview length: 1h 16' 23" sound quality: **

ARTICLES IN LIBRARY

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Review by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, March 1970

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Interview by Charlie Gillett, Record Mirror, 1971

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Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, January 1972

BRITAIN HAS always been a happy hunting ground for Rufus Thomas, right back to his first tour in 1967, not so long after notching up ...

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Live Review by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, September 1972

THE whole idea of WATTSTAX '72 was splendid. It enabled more than 100,000 people to attend a seven hour concert at the Los Angeles Coliseum ...

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Retrospective by Richie Unterberger, MOJO, July 2004

THE BIGGEST soul concert ever was about to end in a riot. ...

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