Posted by on 03/12/2014

Rufus Thomas performed his classic song “The Breakdown,” in front of over 70,000 people during the Wattstax concert of 1972.

Rufus Thomas was 53-years-old when he began a new run of hits for Stax Records in the early 1970s, with songs like “Do The Funky Chicken,” “Jump Back,” and “(Do The) Push and Pull,” which hit #1 on the R&B charts.

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