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Rufus Thomas - Do The Funky Penguin (Vinyl)


  1. Dec 19,  · Rufus Thomas chats with Don Cornelius and performs "Do the Funky Penguin" on "Soul Train" in
  2. Do the Funky Penguin (Parts 1 & 2), a Single by Rufus Thomas. Released in on Stax (catalog no. ; Vinyl 7"). Genres: Funk, Soul.
  3. A crowning achievement for Rufus Thomas – a set that bubbles over with funky intensity, and one of the last great albums he ever recorded for Stax! The funky Rufus mode is still in full full swing here – with loads of tunes that have the word "funky" in the title – basically jamming numbers that seem to let Thomas loose on vocals – coming up with whatever sort of catchy lyrics he can.
  4. Do the Funky Penguin. by Rufus Thomas. Walking the Dog / Do the Funky Chicken Stax Producer: Al Bell. Main genre: Soul / Funk / Disco. Tags: Soul, Funk, Sampled in More Than Songs, Ultimate Breaks and Beats, Drum Break. Contains samples of 1 song. Hook / Riff.
  5. Rufus Thomas (March 26, – December 15, ) was a rhythm and blues and soul singer from Memphis, Tennessee, United States, who recorded on Sun Records in the s and on Stax Records in the s and reconleoslimaranparsyleluxgore.xyzinfo was the father of soul singer Carla Thomas (best known for the classic song "B-A-B-Y") and keyboard player Marvell Thomas.A third daughter, Vaneese, a former French teacher, for.
  6. Thomas began recording in the early 40s, and several releases appeared on Star Talent, Chess Records and Meteor before ‘Bear Cat’ became a Top 3 US R&B hit. An answer to Big Mama Thornton’s ‘Hound Dog’, it was released on Sun Records in Thomas remained a local celebrity until when he recorded with his daughter, Carla Thomas.
  7. Best known for combining "the latest funky dance craze" with a variety of Novelty themes, and a lot of tunes that had titles that began "Do The (Funky) Something or Another" tunes like The Breakdown, Git on up and Do It, Funkiest Man Alive, The Funky Robot, I Wanna Sang and The Funky Bird with their funky rhythm guitar licks, Rufus's fat and /5(8).
  8. Hey everybody, Mister Rufus is back I've another dance I know you're gonna like You can't do the penguin, unless you shuffle your feet When you do the funky penguin, I know it's all real Do the funky penguin Do it right now Do the funky penguin Do it right now Do in the.
  9. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Do The Funky Penguin on Discogs. Label: Stax - • Series: Special Disc Jockey - 14 • Format: Vinyl 7 Rufus Thomas - Do The Funky Penguin (, Vinyl) | Discogs5/5(5).

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