Memphis Press-Scimitar newspaper morgue, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries
Rufus Thomas "The World's Oldest Teenager" often performed in hot pants, boots and capes and displayed remarkable agility with his footwork on stage. This image is from WDIA's Goodwill ReVue held at the Mid-South Coliseum, November 1973.
"Rufus Thomas, 1973" (2021). Music. 45.
Thomas, Rufus, 1917-2001, Rhythm and blues--Tennessee--Memphis, WDIA (Radio station: Memphis, Tenn.)