Memphis Press-Scimitar newspaper morgue, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries
Rufus Thomas demonstrates the "Funky Chicken" at the Mid-South Coliseum for the annual Starlite ReVue charity show sponsored by WDIA. Thomas, besides being a performer and recording artist, also worked as a disc jockey for the radio station. July 6, 1970.
"Rufus Thomas onstage 1970" (2021). Music. 33.
Thomas, Rufus, 1917-2001, Rhythm and blues--Tennessee--Memphis, WDIA (Radio station: Memphis, Tenn.)