Rufus Thomas Performing The BREAKDOWN Live In Front Of 77,000 People

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 […]

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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