RUFUS THOMAS





SINGLES

STAR TALENT (FOLK SERIES) 807 (78rpm) RUFUS THOMAS I'll Be A Good Boy / I'm So Worried1950 US
BULLET 327 (78rpm) MR SWING WITH BOBBY PLATER'S ORCHESTRA (feat. Rufus Thomas:vcl) Gonna Bring My Baby Back / Beer Bottle Boogie1950 US
CHESS 1466 (78rpm) RUFUS THOMAS, JR. Night Workin' Blues / Why Did You Deegee?7/1951 US
CHESS 1492 (78rpm) RUFUS THOMAS AND HIS ORCHESTRA No More Doggin' Around / Crazy 'Bout You Baby1/1952 US
CHESS 1517 (78rpm) RUFUS THOMAS, JR. Juanita / Decorate The Counter9/1952 US
SUN 181 (78/45rpm) RUFUS HOUND DOG THOMAS, JR. "Bear Cat" / Walking In The Rain1953 US
SUN 181 (78/45rpm; 1st pressing) RUFUS HOUND DOG THOMAS, JR. "Bear Cat" (The Answer To Hound Dog) / Walking In The Rain
(a-side Billboard/r&b #3)
1953 US
SUN 188 (78/45rpm) RUFUS THOMAS, JR. Tiger Man (King Of The Jungle) / Save That Money1953 US
METEOR 5039 (45rpm) RUFUS "BEARCAT" THOMAS WITH THE BEARCATS I'm Steady Holdin' On / The Easy Livin' Plan1956 US
SATELLITE S-102 CARLA AND RUFUS (= Carla & Rufus Thomas) Cause I Love You / Deep Down Inside1960 US
ATCO 6177 CARLA AND RUFUS (= Carla & Rufus Thomas) Cause I Love You / Deep Down Inside1960 US
ATCO 6199 RUFUS AND FRIEND (= Rufus & Carla Thomas) I Didn't Believe / Yeah, Yea-Ah1961 US
STAX S-126 RUFUS THOMAS Can't Ever Let You Go / It's Aw'Rite7/1962 US
STAX S-130 RUFUS THOMAS The Dog / Did You Ever Love A Woman
(a-side Billboard/pop #87 & r&b #22)
1/1963 US
STAX Z-130 RUFUS THOMAS The Dog / Did You Ever Love A Woman1963 CAN
STAX S-140 RUFUS THOMAS Walking The Dog / You Said
(a-side Billboard/pop #10 & r&b #5)
9/1963 US
STAX S-140 RUFUS THOMAS Walking The Dog / Fine And Mellow9/1963 US
LONDON HLK 9799 RUFUS THOMAS Walking The Dog / Fine And Mellow1963 UK
ATLANTIC AK-475 RUFUS THOMAS Walking The Dog / Fine And Mellow1963 AUS
STAX S-144 RUFUS THOMAS Can Your Monkey Do The Dog / I Want To Get Married
(a-side Billboard/pop & r&b #48)
1/1964 US
LONDON HLK 9850 RUFUS THOMAS Can Your Monkey Do The Dog / I Want To Get Married1964 UK
ATLANTIC AK-541 RUFUS THOMAS Can Your Monkey Do The Dog / I Want To Get Married1964 AUS
STAX S-149 RUFUS THOMAS Somebody Stole My Dog / I Want To Be Loved
(a-side Billboard/pop & r&b #86)
3/1964 US
LONDON HLK 9884 RUFUS THOMAS Somebody Stole My Dog / I Want To Be Loved1964 UK
ATLANTIC AK-607 RUFUS THOMAS Somebody Stole My Dog / I Want To Be Loved1964 AUS
STAX S-151 RUFUS & CARLA That's Really Some Good / Night Time Is The Right Time
(a-side Billboard/pop & r&b #92 & b-side pop & r&b #94)
4/1964 US
STAX S-157 RUFUS THOMAS Jump Back / All Night Worker
(a-side Billboard/pop & r&b #49)
9/1964 US
STAX S-157 RUFUS THOMAS Jump Back / All Night Worker1964 CAN
ATLANTIC AT.4009 RUFUS THOMAS Jump Back / All Night Worker10/1964 UK
STAX S-167 RUFUS THOMAS Little Sally Walker / Baby Walk2/1965 US
STAX 45-167 RUFUS THOMAS Little Sally Walker / Baby Walk2/1965 US
STAX S-173 RUFUS THOMAS Willy Nilly / Sho' Gonna Mess Him Up6/1965 US
ATLANTIC 584 029 RUFUS THOMAS Willy Nilly / Sho' Gonna Mess Him Up1966 UK
STAX S-176 RUFUS & CARLA THOMAS When You Move You Lose / We're Tight8/1965 US
STAX 45-176 RUFUS & CARLA THOMAS When You Move You Lose / We're Tight8/1965 US
STAX S-178 RUFUS THOMAS Chicken Scratch / The World Is Round9/1965 US
STAX 45-178 RUFUS THOMAS Chicken Scratch / The World Is Round9/1965 US
STAX S-184 RUFUS & CARLA THOMAS Birds And Bees / Never Let You Go1/1966 US
STAX 45-200 RUFUS THOMAS Sister's Got A Boyfriend / Talkin' 'Bout True Love9/1966 US
STAX S-200 RUFUS THOMAS Sister's Got A Boyfriend / Talkin' 'Bout True Love9/1966 US
STAX S-200X RUFUS THOMAS Sister's Got A Boyfriend / Talkin' 'Bout True Love1966 CAN
ATLANTIC 584 089 RUFUS THOMAS Jump Back / Walking The Dog  (reissue)1967 UK
STAX S-221 RUFUS THOMAS Sophisticated Sissy / Greasy Spoon
(a-side Billboard/r&b #43)
6/1967 US
STAX 601013 RUFUS THOMAS Sophisticated Sissy / Greasy Spoon1967 UK
STAX S-240 RUFUS THOMAS Down Ta My House / Steady Holding On12/1967 US
STAX 45-240 (grey/green label) RUFUS THOMAS Down Ta My House / Steady Holding On1967 US
STAX 601028 RUFUS THOMAS Down Ta My House / Steady Holding On1968 UK
ATLANTIC S-33-1636 (promo, 33 1/3rpm) RUFUS THOMAS Bajando A Mi Casa (Down To My House) / Paseando Al Perro (Walking The Dog)19?? ARG
STAX 45-250 (white label promo) RUFUS THOMAS The Memphis Train / I Think I Made A Boo Boo3/1968 US
STAX 45-250 (green label) RUFUS THOMAS The Memphis Train / I Think I Made A Boo Boo1968 US
STAX S-250 (light blue label) RUFUS THOMAS The Memphis Train / I Think I Made A Boo Boo1968 US
STAX 601037 (p/s) RUFUS THOMAS The Memphis Train / I Think I Made A Boo Boo1968 UK
STAX 169 032 (p/s) RUFUS THOMAS The Memphis Train / I Think I Made A Boo Boo1968 FRA
STAX STA-0010 RUFUS THOMAS Funky Mississippi / So Hard To Get Along With1968 US
STAX STA-0010X RUFUS THOMAS Funky Mississippi / So Hard To Get Along With1968 CAN
STAX 105 RUFUS THOMAS Funky Mississippi / So Hard To Get Along With1968 UK
STAX 169 045 (p/s) RUFUS THOMAS Funky Mississippi / So Hard To Get Along With1968 FRA
STAX STA-0022 RUFUS THOMAS Funky Way / I Want To Hold You1969 US
STAX 169 052 (p/s) RUFUS THOMAS Funky Way / I Want To Hold You1969 FRA
STAX STA-0059 RUFUS THOMAS Do The Funky Chicken / Turn Your Damper Down
(a-side Billboard/pop #28 & r&b #5)
1969 US
STAX STA-0059X RUFUS THOMAS Do The Funky Chicken / Turn Your Damper Down1969 CAN
STAX STA 0059 (p/s) RUFUS THOMAS Do The Funky Chicken / Turn Your Damper Down1969 HOL
STAX 144 RUFUS THOMAS Do The Funky Chicken / Turn Your Damper Down
(a-side British Hit Singles chart #18)
1969 UK
STAX 45-M-19 RUFUS THOMAS Do The Funky Chicken / Turn Your Damper Down1969 GRE
STAX (DISC JOCKEY SPECIAL) 169 059 (p/s) RUFUS THOMAS Do The Funky Chicken / Turn Your Damper Down1970 FRA
STAX 1C 006-91182 (p/s) RUFUS THOMAS Do The Funky Chicken / Turn Your Damper Down1970 FRA
STAX STA-0071 RUFUS THOMAS Sixty Minute Man (Pt. 2) / The Preacher And The Bear
(a-side & b-side Billboard/r&b #42)
1970 US
STAX 149 RUFUS THOMAS Old MacDonald Had A Farm - Part 1 / Old MacDonald Had A Farm - Part 21970 UK
STAX STA-0079 RUFUS THOMAS (Do The) Push And Pull, Part I / (Do The) Push And Pull, Part II
(a-side Billboard/pop #25 & r&b #1)
1970 US
STAX STA-0079X RUFUS THOMAS (Do The) Push And Pull, Part I / (Do The) Push And Pull, Part II1970 CAN
STAX 2025 016 (p/s) RUFUS THOMAS (Do The) Push And Pull, Part I / (Do The) Push And Pull, Part II1970 GER
STAX (DISC JOCKEY SPECIAL) 2025 016 (p/s) RUFUS THOMAS (Do The) Push And Pull, Part I / (Do The) Push And Pull, Part II1970 FRA
STAX 2161 004 (33 1/3rpm) RUFUS THOMAS (Has) El Teje Y Maneje, Parte I (Do The (Push And Pull), Part I) / (Has) El Teje Y Maneje, Parte I (Do The (Push And Pull), Part II)1970? ARG
STAX STA-0090 RUFUS THOMAS The World Is Round / (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons
(a-side Billboard/r&b #34)
1971 US
STAX STA-0098 RUFUS THOMAS The Breakdown (Part 1) / The Breakdown (Part 2)
(a-side Billboard/pop #31 & r&b #2)
1971 US
STAX STA-0098X RUFUS THOMAS The Breakdown (Part 1) / The Breakdown (Part 2)1971 CAN
STAX 2025 060 RUFUS THOMAS The Breakdown (Part 1) / The Breakdown (Part 2)1971 UK
STAX (DISC JOCKEY SPECIAL) 2025 060 (p/s) RUFUS THOMAS The Breakdown (Part 1) / The Breakdown (Part 2)1971 FRA
STAX STA-0112 RUFUS THOMAS Do The Funky Penguin (Part 1) / Do The Funky Penguin (Part 2)
(a-side Billboard/pop #44 & r&b #11)
1971 US
STAX 2025 080 RUFUS THOMAS Do The Funky Penguin (Part 1) / Do The Funky Penguin (Part 2)1971 UK
STAX (DISC JOCKEY SPECIAL) 2025 080 (p/s) RUFUS THOMAS Do The Funky Penguin (Part 1) / Do The Funky Penguin (Part 2)1971 FRA
STAX 2025 080 (p/s) RUFUS THOMAS Do The Funky Penguin, Part 1 / Do The Funky Penguin, Part 21971 GER
STAX 2003 (red label) RUFUS THOMAS Do The Funky Chicken / The Breakdown1971 UK
STAX STA-0129 RUFUS THOMAS 6-3-8 / Love Trap1972 US
STAX (DISC JOCKEY SPECIAL) 2025 118 (p/s) RUFUS THOMAS 6-3-8 / Love Trap1972 FRA
STAX 2025 118 (p/s) RUFUS THOMAS 6-3-8 / Love Trap1972 GER
STAX STA-0140 (white label promo) RUFUS THOMAS Itch And Scratch (Part I) / Itch And Scratch (Part II)1972 US
STAX STA-0140 RUFUS THOMAS Itch And Scratch (Part 1) / Itch And Scratch (Part 2)1972 US
STAX (DISC JOCKEY SPECIAL) 2025 141 (p/s) RUFUS THOMAS Itch And Scratch Part 1 / Itch And Scratch Part 21972 FRA
STAX (DISCOTEQUE SPECIAL) 2025 041 (p/s) RUFUS THOMAS Itch And Scratch Part 1 / Itch And Scratch Part 21972 ITA
ATLANTIC K 10596 RUFUS THOMAS Willy Nilly / Sho' Gonna Mess Him Up  (reissue)1972 UK
STAX STA-0153 RUFUS THOMAS Funky Robot (Part I) / Funky Robot (Part II)1973 US
STAX (U.S. SOUL) 2025 175 (p/s) RUFUS THOMAS Funky Robot (Part 1) / Funky Robot (Part 2)1973 FRA
STAX STA-0177 RUFUS THOMAS I Know You Don't Want Me No More / I'm Still In Love With You1973 US
STAX STA-0187 RUFUS THOMAS That Makes Christmas Baby / I'll Be Your Baby1973 US
STAX ? RUFUS THOMAS Baby, It's Real / Steal A Little1973 JAM
STAX STA-0192 RUFUS THOMAS The Funky Bird / Steal A Little
(a-side Billboard/r&b #93)
1974 US
STAX STN-0219 RUFUS THOMAS Boogie Ain't Nuttin' (But Gettin' Down) (Part 1) / Boogie Ain't Nuttin' (But Gettin' Down) (Part 2)
(a-side Billboard/r&b #63)
1974 US
STAX STN-0219 (p/s) RUFUS THOMAS Boogie Ain't Nuttin' (But Gettin' Down) (Part 1) / Boogie Ain't Nuttin' (But Gettin' Down) (Part 2)1974 FRA
STAX STXS 2017 RUFUS THOMAS Boogie Ain't Nuttin' (But Gettin' Down) / The Funky Bird1974 UK
STAX STN 0236 RUFUS THOMAS Do The Double Bump / Do The Double Bump
(a-side Billboard/r&b #74)
1975 US
STAX STXS 2029 RUFUS THOMAS Do The Double Bump / Do The Double Bump1975 UK
STAX STN-0254 RUFUS THOMAS Jump Back 75, Part I / Jump Back 75, Part II1975 US
STAX STXS 2037 RUFUS THOMAS Jump Back 75, Part I / Jump Back 75, Part II1976 UK
ARTISTS OF AMERICA AOA-126 RUFUS THOMAS If There Were No Music / Blues In The Basement
(a-side Billboard/r&b #92)
1976 US
ARTISTS OF AMERICA AOA-126 RUFUS THOMAS If There Were No Music / Blues In The Basement1976 CAN
PYE NSPL 28241 (12") RUFUS THOMAS If There Were No Music / Blues In The Basement1977 UK
STAX (DOUBLE HITTER SERIES) STX-1042 (red label) RUFUS THOMAS Do The Funky Chicken / Sixty Minute Man, Part II  (reissue)19?? US
STAX (DOUBLE HITTER SERIES) STX-1043 (red label) RUFUS THOMAS (Do The) Push And Pull, Part I / The World Is Round  (reissue)19?? US
STAX (DOUBLE HITTER SERIES) STX-1044 (red label) RUFUS THOMAS The Breakdown / Do The Funky Penguin  (reissue)1977 US
STAX (DOUBLE HITTER SERIES) STX-1073 RUFUS THOMAS I'll Be Your Santa Baby / (reverse by Albert King: Christmas Comes Once A Year)197? US
AVI 149 RUFUS THOMAS Who's Makin' Love To Your Old Lady / Hot Grits1977 US
AVI AVI-12-150 (12") RUFUS THOMAS I Ain't Gittin' Older, I'm Gittin' Better / I Got To Be Myself1977 US
AVI 178 RUFUS THOMAS I Ain't Gettin' Older, I'm Gettin' Better (Part 1) / I Ain't Gettin' Older, I'm Gettin' Better (Part 2)1977 US
STAX BO 127 RUFUS THOMAS Do The Funky Chicken / Sixty Minute Man, Part 21977 GER
HI 78520 RUFUS THOMAS Fried Chicken / I Ain't Got Time1978 US
CREAM 7828 RUFUS THOMAS Fried Chicken / I Ain't Got The Time197? US
KING (GUSTO) GT4-2037 RUFUS THOMAS Walkin' The Dog / The Funky Chicken  (reissue)1979 US
OLD GOLD OG 9534 RUFUS THOMAS Do The Funky Chicken / Mr. Big Stuff  (reissue)19?? US
ERWIN ? RUFUS THOMAS How Far Will You Go / ?19?? US
STAX BO 217 RUFUS THOMAS Do The Funky Chicken / Do The Funky Penguin, Part 11980 GER
STAX 10-07-026 RUFUS THOMAS (Do The) Push And Pull, Part 1 / The Breakdown, Part 11980 GER
XL # (matrix XL-151/XL-152) RUFUS THOMAS Everybody Cried (The Day Disco Died) / I'd Love To Love You Again1981 US
ICHIBAN 12-103 (12") RUFUS THOMAS Rappin' Rufus / Rappin' Rufus (drum & vocal mix) / Rappin' Rufus (instrumental mix)1984 US
ICHIBAN 85-103 RUFUS THOMAS Rappin' Rufus / Rappin' Rufus (instrumental mix)1984 US
ATLANTIC (OLDIES SERIES) 13093 RUFUS THOMAS The Dog / Walking The Dog  (reissue)19?? US
COLLECTABLES 3915 (Sun label) RUFUS THOMAS Bear Cat / Tiger Man  (reissue)19?? US
COLLECTABLES (BACK TO BACK HIT SERIES) 71042 RUFUS THOMAS Do The Funky Chicken / Sixty Minute Man (Part 2)  (reissue)19?? US
HIGH STACKS HS9801-7 RUFUS THOMAS Hey Rufus! / (reverse by The Barkays: Body Fine)1998 US
HIGH STACKS 9800 (CS-single) RUFUS THOMAS Hey Rufus!1998 US
SCHOOL YARD BREAKS SYB 2010 RUFUS THOMAS Do The Funky Penguin / (reverse by Average White Band: Schoolboy Crush)  (reissue)2005 US
BGP BGPS 008 RUFUS THOMAS Funky Hot Grits / Give Me The Green Light  (reissue)2002 UK
ATLANTIC 13093 (CD-single) RUFUS THOMAS Walking The Dog  (reissue)2006 US
UNIVERSAL # (SHORT STAX, VOL.10) (CD-single) RUFUS THOMAS Do The Funky Chicken / (Do The) Push And Pull, Pt.1 / Walking The Dog  (reissue)2007 US
K-TEL # (CD-single) RUFUS THOMAS Walking The Dog / Do The Funky Chicken  (reissue)2008 US




EP'S

ATLANTIC ? (p/s) THE DOG 
The Dog / Walking The Dog / Did You Ever Love A Woman? / Fine And Mellow
1963 FRA
ATLANTIC ? (p/s) BOOM BOOM 
I Want To Be Loved / Ya! Ya! / Can Your Monkey Do The Dog? / Boom Boom
1964 FRA
ATLANTIC AET.6001 (p/s) DO THE DOG 
Walking The Dog / Somebody Stole My Dog / The Dog / Can Your Monkey Do The Dog?
1964 UK
ATLANTIC 2AET.6011 (p/s) JUMP BACK WITH RUFUS THOMAS 
Jump Back / Boom Boom / I Want To Be Loved / Ya Ya
1/1965 UK
TOP 4 EXS-4380 (p/s) RUFUS THOMAS/RADNA KRISHNA TEMPLE 
(Do The) Push And Pull Part 1 & 2 / (reverse by Radha Krishna Temple: Govinda)
197? IRAN
TOP 4 EX-4344 (p/s) RUFUS THOMAS/DONOVAN/DIANA ROSS & THE TEMPTATIONS/NORMAN GREENBAUM 
Do The Funny Chicken / (other tracks by Donovan: Barabajagal / Diana Ross & The Temptations: Uptight / Norman Greenbaum: Spirit In The Sky)
197? IRAN
CHARLY CEP 101 (p/s) RUFUS THOMAS 
Bear Cat (Answer To Hound Dog) / Walkin' In The Rain / Tiger Man (King Of The Jungle) / Save That Money
1976 UK
PERFECT 128608 (12", p/s) IF THERE WERE NO MUSIC 
If There Were No Music (extended dance mix) / If There Were No Music (radio version) / Rocking Around The Clock (instrumental)
1988 BEL
PRESTIGE/PEAK TOP/SLEEPING GIANT MUSIC VSSGP 1002 (12", p/s) TIMELESS FUNK
Funky Chicken / Push And Pull / Walking The Dog / Get Up Offa That Funk
1992 UK
DELABEL DE 085145 (12", p/s) GET UP OFFA THAT FUNK
Get Up Offa That Funk (IAM remix) / Get Up Offa That Funk (Dub IAM remix) / Get Up Offa That Funk (edit track) / Jump Back Baby (Dee Nasty) / Jump Back Baby
1992 FRA




ALBUMS

STAX 704 (mono only) WALKING THE DOG  (LP) (Billboard #138)
The Dog / Mashed Potatoes / Ooh-Poo-Pah-Doo / You Said / Boom Boom/It's Aw'Rite / Walking The Dog / Ya Ya / Land Of 1,000 Dances / Can Your Monkey Do The Dog / Cause I Love You / I Want To Be Loved
-- Canadian edition: Stax TSX-704, 1963/UK edition: London HA-K 8183, 1964/cd reissues: Atlantic-Rhino 7 82254-2, 1991 US/Stax SCD 703-2, 1996 US/2002 US/lp reissue: Sundazed 5139, 2003 US --
1963 US
STAX STS-2022 (unissued!) MAY I HAVE YOUR TICKET PLEASE?  (LP)
1969 US
STAX STS-2028 DO THE FUNKY CHICKEN  (LP)
Funky Chicken / Let The Good Times Roll / Sixty Minute Man / Lookin' For A Love / Bearcat / Old McDonald Had A Farm, Part 1 / Old McDonald Had A Farm, Part 2 / Rufus Rastus Johnson Brown / Soul Food / Turn Your Damper Down / The Preacher And The Bear
-- UK edition: Stax SXATS 1033, 1970/Japanese edition: Victor Musical Industries-Stax VIP-5011/lp reissues: Stax 2363 001, 1971 UK/Fantasy-Stax 2028, 2003 US/cd reissues: Stax SCD 24 2028-2, 2001 [with bonus tracks: Funky Way / Funky Mississippi / Itch And Scratc, Pt.1 / Boogie Ainät Nuttin' (But Gettin' Down), Pt.1]/ZYX Music 4431, 2001 --
1970 US
STAX STS-2039 RUFUS THOMAS LIVE - DOING THE PUSH & PULL AT P.J.'S  (LP) (Billboard #147)
Monologue / Ooh Poo Pah Doo / Old McDonald Had A Farm / Walking The Dog / The Preacher And The Bear / The Night Time Is The Right Time / (Do The) Push And Pull / Do The Funky Chicken
-- UK edition: Polydor-Stax 2362 010, 1971/cd reissues: "Rufus Thomas Live!", Stax 88019/Ace CDCHD 121, 1995 US/UK [with bonus tracks: The Breakdown / Do The Funky Chicken / Do The Funky Penguin] --
1971 US
STAX STS-3004 DID YOU HEARD ME?  (LP)
(Do The) Push And Pull, Part 1 / (Do The) Push And Pull, Part 2 / The World Is Round / (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons / The Breakdown, Part 1 / The Breakdown, Part 2 / Love Trap / Do The Funky Penguin, Part 1 / Do The Funky Penguin, Part 2 / Ditch Digging / 6-3-8 (That's The Number To Play)
-- UK edition: Polydor-Stax 2362 028, 1972/cd reissue: Fantasy-Stax CDSXE 050, 1993 UK --
1972 US
STAX STS-3008 CROWN PRINCE OF DANCE  (LP)
Git On Up And Do It / I Know You Don't Want Me No More / Funkiest Man Alive / Tutti Frutti / Funky Robot / I Wanna Sang / Baby It's Real / Steal A Little / I'm Still In Love With You / The Funky Bird
-- German edition: Bellaphon-Stax 2612002, 1973/UK edition: Stax STX 1004, 1974/cd reissues: ZYX Music 4451, 2001/Fantasy-Stax SCD 24 3008-2, 2002/2005/Stax-DJ Muro Selection UCCO-9873, 2009 JPN --
1973 US
AVI 6015 IF THERE WERE NO MUSIC  (LP)
-- UK edition: Pye NSPL 28241, 1977 --
1977 US
AVI 6046 I AIN'T GETTIN' OLDER, I'M GETTIN' BETTER!  (LP)
1978 US
ALLIGATOR AL/ALCD 4769 THAT WOMAN IS POISON!  (LP/CD)
That Woman Is Poison / I Just Got To Know / Big Fine Hunk Of Woman / Blues In The Basement / Somebody's Got To Go / Breaking My Back / The Walk / All Night Worker
(recorded at King Snake Studios, Sanford, FL, with Bryan Bassett:gtr, Ernie Lancaster:gtr, Lucky Peterson:keys, Noble "Thin Man" Watts:ten.sax, Kenny Neal:hca, Bob Greenlee:bs, Loui Villeri:bs, Denny Best:dms + the King Snake Horns feat. Sylvester Polk:tp, Buzz Montsinger:ten.sax, Bob Greenlee:bar.sax)
1988/1990 US
PRESTIGE CDSGP 036/DELABEL DE 31043 TIMELESS FUNK  (CD)
If There Were No Music / Walking The Dog / Jump Back Baby / Funky Robot / Funky Chicken / Push And Pull / Breakdown / Get Up Offa That Funk
(with Michael Toles:gtr, Dirk Descheemaeker:altosax, Aston Martin:bs, Dirk Sengotta:dms)
-- reissues: "Timeless Funk", Pläne 88736, 1998/"Funky Chicken - Soul Aces", Metro 235, 2000/"Timeless Funk", Prestige Elite 36, 2002 JPN --
1992 UK/FRA
CASTLE MUSIC LTD 1054 BLUES THANG!  (CD)
Think Twice Before You Speak / What Do You Want Me To Do / I Came Home This Morning / Mom's Apple Pie / Oh Baby! You Don't Have To Go / Don't Put No Headstone On My Grave / Last Clean Shirt / You're A Fool / The World Is Round / Miss Bunny / I Can Do Bad By Myself / Strolling Beale No. 2 / Walking In The Rain
(recorded live in April 1996, with Danny Bossaer:gtr, Dwyane Thomas:gtr, Michael Toles:gtr/keys, Marvell Thomas:pno, Dirk Descheemaeker:ten.sax/altosax, Eddie "Tan Tan" Thornton:tp, Pete Lamont:tb, Aston Martin:bs, Steve Potts:dms, Dirk Sengotta:dms)
-- reissue: Sequel 280, 2001 UK --
1996 UK
ECKO ECD 1013 RUFUS LIVE!  (CD)
Walking The Dog / Big Fine Hunk Of Woman / Today I Started Loving You Again / Somebody's Got To Go / Do The Funky Chicken
(recorded live at Southern Crossroads Festival, Centennial Olympic Park, Atlanta, GA, 1996, with Michael Toles:gtr, Marvell Thomas:keys, Jim Spake:ten.sax, Scott Thompson:tp, Jimmi Kinnard:bs, James Robertson:dms + William Brown, Bertram Brown & Jackie Johnson:bckgr.vcls)
1997 US
HIGH STACKS HS-9982 SWING OUT WITH RUFUS THOMAS  (CD)
Rocket 88 / Fool For You Mama / Do Me Again / Keep That Music Simple / Just Because I Leave, That Don't Mean I'm Gone / I Like To Boogie / New Kinda Love / No More Doggin' / Put My Money Down / Age Ain't Nothin' But A Number
(recorded in Memphis, TN, 2000, with James Lott:gtr, Donnie Baer:gtr, Bobby Manuel:gtr, Michael Toles:gtr, Teenie Hodges:gtr, Marvell Thomas:pno/keys, Fred Nicholson:org, Charles Hodges:org, Andrew Love:ten.sax, Jim Spake:bar.sax/ten.sax, James Mitchell:bar.sax, Ben Cauley:tp, Jack Hale:tb, Lester Snell:clavinet, Steve Spear:bs, Leroy Hodges:bs, Mike Gardner:dms, Steve Potts:dms + Carla Thomas, Vaneese Thomas & James Nelson:bckgr.vcls)
2000 US
SEQUE 5 JUST BECAUSE I'M LEAVIN'...  (CD)
Old Dog, New Tricks / Did You Ever Love A Woman / I'll Be A Good Boy / Juanita / Can't Even Let You Go / Trouble In Mind / Miss Jane / Walkin' In The Rain / If There Were No Music / Today I Started Loving You Again / God Bless America
(1990-91 recordings with James Lott:gtr/bckgr.vcls, Donnie Baer:gtr, Robbie Kondor:pno, Fred Nicholson:org, Jim Spake:ten.sax/bar.sax, Kenneth Jackson:tp, Ray Sanders:bs, Steve Spear:bs, Steve Potts:dms, Mike Gardner:dms + Gary Hardy & Carla Thomas:bckgr.vcls)
2005 US
CAPRICCIO # LIVE IN PORRETTA  (CD)
Walking The Dog / If There Were No Music / Do The Funky Chicken / Today I Started Loving You Again / New Kinda Love / The Memphis Train / Trouble In Mind / Big Fine Hunk Of Woman / The World Is Round
2008




COLLECTIONS

STAX STX-4124 RUFUS & CARLA THOMAS: CHRONICLE - THEIR GREATEST STAX HITS  (LP)
Rufus Thomas: Do The Funky Chicken / Sixty Minute Man / The Preacher And The Bear / (Do The) Push And Pull, Part 1 / The World Is Round / The Breakdown, Part 1 / Do The Funky Penguin / Carla Thomas: Where Do I Go / I've Fallen In Love / I Like What You're Doing (To Me) / Guide Me Well / You've Got A Cushion To Fall On
-- cd reissue: Stax 4124, 1991 [with bonus tracks] --
1979 US
GUSTO GT-0064 RUFUS THOMAS  (LP)
(Do The) Push And Pull - Part 1 / Do The Funky Chicken / Barefootin' / Land Of 1000 Dances / In The Midnight Hour / Walking The Dog / The Breakdown - Part 1 / Hi-Heel Sneakers / Mustang Sally / Who's Making Love
1980 US
EDSEL ED 134 JUMP BACK  (LP)
Jump Back / All Night Worker / Little Sally Walker / Chicken Scratch / The World Is Round / Sister's Got A Boyfriend / Talkin' 'Bout True Love / Sophisticated Sissy / Memphis Train / Greasy Spoon / The Dog / Walking The Dog / Can Your Monkey Do The Dog? / I Want To Be Loved / I Want To Get Married / Fine And Mellow
1984 UK
STAX-FANTASY SCD24-4124 RUFUS & CARLA THOMAS: CHRONICLE - THEIR GREATEST STAX HITS  (CD)
Rufus Thomas: Do The Funky Chicken / Sixty Minute Man / The Preacher And The Bear / (Do The) Push And Pull, Part 1 / The World Is Round / The Breakdown, Part 1 / Do The Funky Penguin / Carla Thomas: Where Do I Go / I've Fallen In Love / I Like What You're Doing (To Me) / Guide Me Well / You've Got A Cushion To Fall On / Rufus Thomas: (Do The) Push And Pull, Part 2 / The Breakdown, Part 2 / Carla Thomas: Sugar
1991 US
STAX-FANTASY SCD-88036-2/STAX CDSXE 036 FUNKY CHICKEN  (CD)
Do The Funky Chicken / Let The Good Times Roll / Sixty Minute Man / Lookin' For A Love / Bear Cat (The Answer To Hound Dog) / Old MacDonald Had A Farm, Pt. 1 / Old MacDonald Had A Farm, Pt. 2 / Rufus Rastus Johnson Brown / Soul Food / Turn Your Damper Down / The Preacher And The Bear / Funky Mississippi / So Hard To Get Along With / Funky Way / I Want To Hold You / Itch And Scratch (Pt. 1) / Itch And Scratch (Pt. 2) / Boogie Ain't Nuttin' (But Gettin' Down) (Pt. 1) / Boogie Ain't Nuttin' (But Gettin' Down) (Pt. 2)
1991 US/UK
STAX-FANTASY SCD-8569-2/STAX CDSXE 038 CAN'T GET AWAY THIS DOG  (CD)
Promo For Rufus Thomas / Can't Get Away From This Dog / 44 Long / Strolling Beale Number 1 / Cherry Red / Walkin' The Dog (alt. take) / Carry Me Back To Old Virginny / Barefootin' / A Story That's Never Been Told / Last Clean Shirt / Show Me The Way To Go Home / Jump Back (alt. take) / My Girl / We're Gonna Make It (with Carla Thomas) / Don't Mess Up A Good Thing (with Carla Thomas) / I Want To Hold You / Can Your Monkey Do The Dog (alt. take) / Stop Kicking My Dog Around / Wang Dang Doodle / Reconsider Baby (with Carla Thomas)
1992 US/UK
HOLLYWOOD 179-2 RUFUS THOMAS  (CD)
(Do The) Push And Pull, Pt. 1 / Barefootin' / Do The Funky Chicken / Land Of 1000 Dances / Walking The Dog / Mustang Sally / In The Midnight Hour / The Breakdown, Pt. 1 / Hi-Heel Sneakers / Who's Making Love?
1994 US
STAX-FANTASY SCD 88026-2/STAX CDSXE 054 DID YOU HEARD ME?/CROWN PRINCE OF DANCE  (CD)
(Do The) Push And Pull (Part 1) / (Do The) Push And Pull (Part 2) / The World Is Round / (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons / The Breakdown (Part 1) / The Breakdown (Part 2) / Love Trap / Do The Funky Penguin (Part 1) / Do The Funky Penguin (Part 2) / Ditch Digging / 6-3-8 / Git On Up And Do It / I Know (You Don't Want Me No More) / Funkiest Man Alive / Tutti Frutti / Funky Robot / I Wanna Sing / Baby It's Real / Steal A Little / I'm Still In Love With You / The Funky Bird
1995 US/UK
RHINO/ATLANTIC/WEA R2 72410 DO THE FUNKY SOMETHIN' - THE BEST OF...  (CD)
Bear Cat (The Answer To Hound Dog) / 'Cause I Love You / I Didn't Believe / The Dog / Walking The Dog / Can Your Monkey Do The Dog / Somebody Stole My Dog / That's Really Some Good / Jump Back / Little Sally Walker / World Is Round / Sister's Got A Boyfriend / Sophisticated Sissy / Memphis Train / Do The Funky Chicken / (Do The) Push And Pull, Pt.1 / Breakdown, Pt.1 / Do The Funky Penguin, Pt.1 / Do The Funky Somethin'
1996 US
ACE/STAX CDSXD 094 THE BEST OF RUFUS THOMAS - THE SINGLES 1968-75  (CD)
Funky Mississippi / So Hard To Get Along With / Funky Way / I Want To Hold You / Do The Funky Chicken / Preacher And The Bear / Sixty Minute Man / Do The Push And Pull / Do The Push And Pull / World Is Round / Breakdown, Pt. 1 / Breakdown, Pt. 2 / Do The Funky Penguin / Do The Funky Penguin / 6-3-8 (That's The Number To Play) / Itch And Scratch, Pt. 1 / Funky Robot, Pt. 1 / I Know (I Love You So) / I'll Be Your Santa Baby / Funky Bird / Boogie Ain't Nuttin' (But Gettin' Down) / Do The Double Bump / Jump Back '75, Pt. 1 / Looking For A Love
1997 UK
UNIVERSAL SPECIAL PRODUCTS 21105 MEMORIES  (CD)
Who's Making Love? / I Got To Be Myself / I Ain't Gettin' Older, I'm Gettin' Better / Hot Grits / He'll Never Love You / Give Me The Green Light / Don't Let Hate Tear The Whole World Down / Blues In The Basement / Little Joint Around The Corner / If There Were No Music
1998
FEDERAL 6544 BEST OF THE BEST  (CD)
Walking The Dog / (Do The) Push And Pull / Do The Funky Chicken / Who's Making Love? / Land Of 1000 Dances / The Breakdown / Barefootin' / Hi-Heel Sneakers / In The Midnight Hour / Mustang Sally
2000
STAX SXD-135 (LP)/CDSXD-135 (CD) THE FUNKIEST MAN - THE STAX FUNK SESSIONS 1967/1975  (LP/CD)
Funkiest Man Alive / Give Me And The Green Light / Itch And Scratch, Pt. 1 / Turn Your Damper Down / Funky Hot Grits / I'm Getting Better / Sophisticated Sissy / Funky Mississippi / Git On Up And Do It / The Breakdown, Pt. 1 / (Do The) Push And Pull, Pt. 1 / Do The Funky Penguin / Do The Double Bump / Funky Robot, Pt. 1 / Memphis Train '75 / Let The Good Times Roll / The Funky Bird / Rock Me Back (a.k.a. Rock Back)
-- reissue: "The Funkies Man Alive - The Stax Funk Sessions 1967-1975", Stax-Fantasy 8611 2, 2003 --
2002
STAX-FANTASY STXCD-8620-25 STAX PROFILES  (CD)
Walking The Dog / Ride Your Pony / Jump Back / Strolling Beale No. 1 / Do The Funky Chicken / Funky Hot Grits / Memphis Train '75 / Bear Cat (a.k.a. Hound Dog) / Funky Robot / Sixty Minute Man (Part 2) / Do The Double Bump / The Breakdown
2006
WEA INT./WARNER/RHINO 799950 THE PLATINUM COLLECTION  (CD)
Walking The Dog / Little Sally Walker / Can Your Monkey Do The Dog / Jump Back / Down Ta My House / Willy Nilly / I Think I Made A Boo Boo / The Memphis Train / The Dog / That's Really Some Good / Somebody Stole My Dog / The World Is Round / Sister's Got A Boyfriend / Sophisticated Sissy / I Didn't Believe / Can't Ever Let You Go / Birds And Bees / Night Time Is The Right Time
2007 US
STAX-FANTASY 30307/UNIVERSAL DISTRIBUTION 4048 THE VERY BEST OF RUFUS THOMAS  (CD)
The Dog / Walking The Dog / Can Your Monkey Do The Dog / Somebody Stole My Dog / Jump Back / Little Sally Walker / Sister's Got A Boyfriend / Sophisticated Sissy / Memphis Train / Funky Mississippi / Do The Funky Chicken / Sixty Minute Man / The Preacher And The Bear / (Do The) Push And Pull / The World Is Round / The Breakdown / Do The Funky Penguin / 6-3-8 / Boogie Ain't Nuttin' (But Gettin' Down) / Do The Double Bump
2007
BLUE CITY BCCD-3120 THE EARLY YEARS  (CD)
Bear Cat / Crazy 'Bout You Baby / Married Woman / Tiger Man / No More Doggin' Around / Easy Living Plan / I'll Be A Good Boy / Gonna Bring My Baby Back / Save That Money / Walking In The Rain / Decorate The Counter / I'm So Worried / Why Did You Dee Gee? / I'm Steady Holding On / Night Workin' Blues / Beer Bottle Boogie / Juanita
2007
IMPORTANT ARTISTS 7801 BEFORE STAX - THE COMPLETE 50S RECORDINGS  (CD)
I'll Be A Good Boy / I'm So Worried / Who's That Chick (prev. unissued) / Double Trouble (prev. unissued) / Beer Bottle Boogie / Gonna Bring My Baby Back / Night Workin' Blues / Why Did YouDeegee / Crazy About You Baby / No More Dogin [sic] Around / Juanita / Decorate The Counter / Married Woman / I'm Off That Stuff / Bear Cat / Walking In The Rain / Tiger Man / Save That Money / The Easy Livin' Plan / I'm Steady Holdin' On
2008 FRA
DOCUMENT DOCD-5683 TIGER MAN - EARLIEST RECORDINGS 1950-1957  (CD)
I'll Be A Good Boy / I'm So Worried / Who's That Chick (prev. unissued) / Double Trouble (prev. unissued) / Beer Bottle Boogie / Gonna Bring My Baby Back / Night Workin' Blues / Why Did YouDeegee / Crazy About You Baby / No More Dogin [sic] Around / Juanita / Decorate The Counter / Married Woman / I'm Off That Stuff / Bear Cat / Walking In The Rain / Tiger Man / Save That Money / The Easy Livin' Plan / I'm Steady Holdin' On
2008 UK
BEAR FAMILY BCD 16695 AH THE SUN YEARS, PLUS - HIS R&B RECORDINGS 1949-1956  (CD)
I'll Be A Good Boy / I'm So Worried Thomas / Who's That Chick / Double Trouble / Beer Bottle Boogie / Gonna Bring My Baby Back / Night Workin' Blues / Why Did You Deegee? / Crazy About You Baby / No More Dogging Around / Decorate The Counter (by Rosco Gordon) / Decorate The Counter / Juanita / Married Woman (take 1) / Married Woman (take 2) / I'm Off That Stuff / Hound Dog (by Big Mama Thornton) / Bear Cat (The Answer To Hound Dog) / Walkin' In The Rain / Tiger Man (King Of The Jungle) (by Joe Hill Louis) / Tiger Man (King Of The Jungle) / Save That Money / Intro patter to Sepia Swing Club / Pink Pussycat Wine / All Shook Out (by Moohah) / Candy (by Moohah) / The Easy Livin' Plan / I'm Steady Holdin' On / Rufus Thomas on Daddy Cool Show
2008 GER
FLOATING WORLD 72 6037 2 EARLY YEARS  (CD)
Bear Cat / Crazy About You Baby / Married Woman / Tiger Man / Decorate The Counter / Walking In The Rain / The Easy Livin' Plan / Who's That Chick? / I'm Off That Stuff / Gonna Bring My Baby Back / Night Workin' Blues / I'm Steady Holdin' On / I'm So Worried / Juanita / Save That Money / I'll Be A Good Boy / Why Did You Dee Gee? / Double Trouble / No More Dogging Around / Beer Bottle Boogie
2010 UK




COMPILATIONS & GUEST APPEARANCES

ATCO 33-159 (mono)/SD 33-159 (stereo) V/A: APOLLO SATURDAY NIGHT  (LP)
Rockin' Chair / Walking The Dog / What'd I Say (with the full cast)
(recorded at Apollo Theatre, New York, November 16, 1963 with King Curtis & his Orchestra)
-- UK edition: London HAK 8174 (mono)/SHK 8174 (stereo)/lp reissue: Atco Special AS 128 008, 196? US/cd reissue: Collectors' Choice Music ?, 2009 US --
1964 US
WDAS # V/A: WDAS SOUL SOUNDS - 22 ORIGINAL HITS BY THE ORIGINAL ARTISTS  (LP)
Walking The Dog
1965 US
STAX 710 V/A: MEMPHIS GOLD, VOL. I  (LP)
Walking The Dog
1966 US
LONDON HA-S 8265 V/A: THE BLUES CAME DOWN FROM MEMPHIS  (LP)
Bear Cat / Tiger Man (King Of The Jungle)
-- lp reissue: Charly CR 30125, 1977 UK --
3/1966 UK
ATLANTIC 587-021 V/A: MIDNIGHT SOUL  (LP)
Willy Nilly
1966 UK
ATLANTIC SD 8193 V/A: HISTORY OF RHYTHM & BLUES, VOLUME 5 - THE BEAT GOES ON 1961-62  (LP)
The Dog
1968 US
ATLANTIC SD 8194 V/A: HISTORY OF RHYTHM & BLUES, VOLUME 6 - THE BEAT GOES ON 1963-64  (LP)
Walking The Dog
1968 US
STAX SXATS 1007 V/A: STAX SOUL EXPLOSION  (LP)
Funky Mississippi
1968 UK
STAX SXATS 1037 V/A: THE DEEP SOUL OF STAX  (LP)
Do The Funky Chicken
1970 UK
STAX 1110 V/A: STAX GREATEST HITS  (LP)
Do The Funky Chicken
1970 US
STAX STS 2031 V/A: GOLD SOUL  (LP)
Do The Funky Chicken
1970 US
STAX STS 2-3010 V/A: WATTSTAX - THE LIVING WORD  (2-LP)
The Breakdown / Do The Funky Chicken / Do The Funky Penguin
-- UK edition: Stax 2362-031, 1972/German edition: Stax 2628 010, 1972/Greek edition: Stax 2628 010/2369 014, 1973/Italian edition: Stax STX 88007, 19??/cd reissues: Stax [2-CD] 2SCD-88007-2, 1989 US/Stax [3-CD] STX3-30315, 2007 US [with bonus tracks] --
1972 US
STAX STX 40098 V/A: WATTSTAX  (LP)
Rufus Thomas & Johnnie Taylor: Night Time Is The Right Time
1972 FRA
STAX 2369-008 V/A: TAKIN' YOU THERE  (LP)
Funky Penguin
1972 UK
STAX 2369 007 V/A: STAX PRESENTS... THE SOUL GIANTS  (LP)
Funky Chicken
1972 BEL
STAX STS 3021 V/A: FILLET OF SOUL  (LP)
The Breakdown
1972 US
STAX 2362-035 V/A: FILLET OF SOUL (GOLD SOUL, VOL.2)  (LP)
(Do The) Push And Pull (Part 1)
1973 UK
REDITA LP 105 (1st series) V/A: MEMPHIS BLUES AT SUNSHINE  (LP)
Tiger Man (prev. unissued alt. take of 6/1953 Memphis recording)
1973 HOL
ARCADE DEUTSCHLAND GMBH ADE G 4 V/A: BLACK MUSIC  (LP)
Do The Funky Chicken
1974 GER
PHONOGRAM 6641.180 V/A: THE SUN STORY  (2-LP)
Bear Cat
1974 UK
PYE/GOLDEN HOUR GH 851 V/A: GOLDEN HOUR OF STAX SOUL  (LP)
Do The Funky Chicken
1976 UK
CHARLY CR 30114 V/A: SUN BLUES - THE ROOTS OF ROCK, VOLUME 7  (LP)
Bear Cat / Tiger Man (King Of The Jungle) / Save That Money
1977 UK
AVI PRO-6049 (promo) V/A: I PRODUCT SAMPLER  (LP)
I Ain't Gettin' Older, I'm Gettin' Better
1978 US
RONCO R2280 V/A: (RONCO PRESENTS) DO YOU WANNA DANCE  (LP)
Walking The Dog / Do The Funky Chicken
1979 US
STAX STX 3013 V/A: STAX GOLD - THE 20 GREATEST HITS  (LP)
Do The Funky Chicken
1979 UK
GUSTO GT-0087 V/A: SUPER HITS, VOL.2  (LP)
19?? US
GUSTO GTV-109 V/A: LET'S DANCE  (LP)
19?? US
EPIC 36438 V/A: VOLUNTEER JAM 6  (LP)
Do The Funky Chicken
1980 US
STAX/FANTASY MPS-8503 V/A: STAX - 15 ORIGINAL BIG HITS, VOLUME 2  (LP)
Do The Push And Pull
1981 US
STAX/FANTASY MPS-8503? V/A: THE BEST OF WATTSTAX  (LP)
Breakdown
1981 US
STAX/FANTASY MPS-8516 V/A: STAX - 15 ORIGINAL BIG HITS, VOLUME 3  (LP)
Do The Funky Chicken
1982 US
STAX/FANTASY MPS-8519 V/A: IT'S CHRISTMAS TIME AGAIN  (LP)
I'll Be Your Santa Baby
1982 US
CHARLY SUNBOX 100 V/A: THE SUN BOX  (3-LP)
Bear Cat
1982 UK
CHARLY CRB 1061 V/A: RED HOT & BLUE  (LP)
Bear Cat
1983 UK
CHARLY SUNBOX 105 V/A: SUN - THE BLUES YEARS  (9-LP)
Married Woman (prev. unissued 4/1952 Memphis recording) / Bear Cat / Walkin' In The Rain / Tiger Man (King Of The Jungle) / Save That Money
1984 UK
ATLANTIC 7567 81297-2 V/A: ATLANTIC RHYTHM & BLUES 1947-1974, VOL.5 (1962-1966)  (CD)
Walkin' The Dog
-- reissue: WEA Int./Rhino 77580, 2006 US --
1985/1990 US
KRAZY KAT KK 7427 V/A: MEMPHIS BLUES - UNISSUED TRACKS FROM THE 1950'S  (LP)
I'm Off That Stuff (prev. unissued 4/1952 Memphis recording)
1985 UK
WARNER BROS. 2-27602 V/A: 20 PARTY CLASSICS  (CD)
Walkin' The Dog
1986 US
P-VINE PLP-321 V/A: WALKIN' THE BEAR CAT  (LP)
Married Woman / I'm Off That Stuff / Walkin' In The Rain / Beat Cat (Answer To Hound Dog) / Ain't Gonna Be Your Dog / Save That Money / Tiger Man (King Of The Jungle)
1987 JPN
WARNER BROS. 2-27609 V/A: MEMPHIS SOUL CLASSICS  (CD)
Walkin' The Dog
1987 US
HOLLYWOOD 214 V/A: ROCK & ROLL SHOW  (CD)
Barefootin'
1987 US
DELUXE 7874 V/A: 20 GREATEST HITS 1969  (CD)
(Do The) Push And Pull
1987/1994 US
DELUXE 7875 V/A: 20 GREATEST HITS 1970  (CD)
Do The Funky Chicken
1987/1994 US
CHARLY CD 67 V/A: THE BLUES CAME DOWN FROM MEMPHIS  (CD)
Tiger Man (King Of The Jungle) / Bear Cat (The Answer To Hound Dog)
-- reissue: Charly CD 243, 2001 UK --
1988 UK
ALLIGATOR AL/ALCD-103 V/A: GENUINE HOUSEROCKIN' MUSIC, VOL.3  (LP/CD)
That Woman Is Poison!
1988 US
JCI ASSOCIATED LABELS 1063 V/A: THE ROCK'N'ROLL ERA 1963  (CD)
Walking The Dog
1988/1995
STAX/FANTASY-CONCORD MPS-8548 (LP)/STAX SCD-8548-2 (CD) V/A: THE STAX SOUL BROTHERS  (LP/CD)
(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons
1988/1991 US
STAX/FANTASY-CONCORD 88005 V/A: STAX : TOP OF THE STAX, VOL.1 - TWENTY GREATEST HITS  (LP/CD)
(Do The) Push And Pull, Pt. 1
1988/1990 US
SPI/MILAN CDCH 509 V/A: (ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK RECORDING) MYSTERY TRAIN  (CD)
The Memphis Train
-- reissues: RCA 60367-2-RC, 19??/Milan 35967, 2001 --
1989 UK/FRA
CURCIO HRD 8 (GSR-4/GSR-13/GSR-22) V/A: FLASH BACK - LA GRANDE STORIA DEL ROCK  (3-LP)
Walking The Dog / Do The Funky Chicken
198? ITA
RHINO R2 70962 V/A: BLUE FLAMES - SUN BLUES COLLECTION  (CD)
Bear Cat (The Answer To Hound Dog)
1990 US
ATLANTIC 81620/ATLANTIC 82305-2 V/A: ATLANTIC RHYTHM & BLUES 1947-1974  (8-CD)
Walkin' The Dog
-- reissue: Wea Int./Rhino 8122 74755-2, 2006 US --
1990 US
RHINO R2 70564 V/A: GUITAR PLAYER MAGAZINE PRESENTS : LEGENDS OF GUITAR - ELECTRIC BLUES, VOLUME 2  (CD)
Bear Cat
1991 US
DRIVE 5713 V/A: STAND BY ME  (CD)
Do The Funky Chicken
199?
ATLANTIC 7-88218-2 V/A: THE COMPLETE STAX/VOLT SINGLES 1959-1968  (9-CD)
Cause I Love You (by Rufus & Carla) / That's Really Some Good (by Rufus & Carla) / Night Time Is The Right Time (by Rufus & Carla) / When You Move You Lose (by Rufus & Carla) / Birds & Bees (by Rufus & Carla) / I Didn't Believe (by Rufus & Friend) / Can't Ever Let You Go / The Dog / Walking The Dog / Can Your Monkey Do The Dog / Somebody Stole My Dog / Jump Back / Little Sally Walker / Willy Nilly / The World Is Round / Sister's Got A Boyfriend / Sophisticated Sissy / Down Ta My House / The Memphis Train / I Think I Made A Boo-Boo
1991 US
STAX/FANTASY MPS-8567 V/A: FUNKY BROADWAY - STAX REVUE LIVE AT THE 5/4 BALLROOM  (CD)
Do The Dog / Walking The Dog
1992 US
STAX/FANTASY 9SCD-4411-2 V/A: THE COMPLETE STAX/VOLT SOUL SINGLES, VOLUME 2: 1968-1971  (9-CD)
Funky Mississippi / Funky Way / Do The Funky Chicken / Sixty Minute Man (Part 2) / The Preacher And The Bear / The World Is Round / Do The Funky Penguin (Part 1)
1993 US
STAX/FANTASY 10SCD-4415-2 V/A: THE COMPLETE STAX/VOLT SOUL SINGLES, VOLUME 3: 1972-1975  (10-CD)
6-3-8 / Itch And Scratch, Part 1 / Funky Robot, Part 1 / I Know You Don't Want Me No More / I'll Be Your Santa Baby / The Funky Bird / Boogie Ain't Nuttin' (But Gettin' Down), Part 1 / Do The Double Bump / Jump Back '75, Part 1
1994 US
RHINO R2 71780/RHINO 1211 V/A: THE SUN RECORDS COLLECTION  (3-CD)
Bear Cat (The Answer To Hound Dog) / Tiger Man (King Of The Jungle)
1994 US
BEAR FAMILY BCD 15801 DI V/A: THE COMPLETE SUN SINGLES VOL.1 - FROM THE VAULTS  (4-CD)
Bear Cat / Walking In The Rain / Tiger Man (King Of The Jungle) / Save That Money
1994 GER
CHARLY 3 V/A: A MODERN BLUES ANTHOLOGY - AIN'T TIMES HARD  (4-CD)
Bear Cat (The Answer To Hound Dog)
1995 UK
RHINO R2 72113 V/A: BILLBOARD HOT SOUL HITS - 1971  (CD)
1995 UK
COLLECTABLES COL-5278 V/A: HOWLING WOLF BLUES - THE STORY OF TALENT & STAR-TALENT RECORDS  (CD)
I'll Be A Good Boy / I'm So Worried
1995 US
SHANACHIE ? BLUESIANA HURRICANE: BLUESIANA HURRICANE  (CD)
(feat. Rufus Thomas)
1995 US
CELEBRATION OF BLUES 2511 V/A: CELEBRATION OF BLUES: THE GREAT SINGERS  (CD)
Breaking My Back
1996 US
CELEBRATION OF BLUES 97142 V/A: CELEBRATION OF BLUES: THE GREAT SINGERS/CHICAGO BLUES  (CD)
Breaking My Back
1996 US
RHINO 72815 V/A: BEG SCREAM & SHOUT- THE BIG OL' BOX OF '60S SOUL  (6-CD)
The Memphis Train
1997 US
KENT KENDCD 168 V/A: AT THE CLUB  (CD)
The Memphis Train
1999 UK
VARESE SARABANDE 6048 V/A: SUN RECORDS - 25 ALL-TIME GREATEST HITS  (CD)
Bear Cat (The Answer To Hound Dog)
1999 US
COLLECTABLES 41 V/A: SUN RECORDS - THE DEFINITIVE HITS  (CD)
Just Walking In The Rain / Bear Cat (The Answer To Hound Dog) / Tiger Man
2000 US
STAX/FANTASY 4SCD-4429-2 V/A: THE STAX STORY  (4-CD)
The Breakdown (Part 1) / Can Your Monkey Do The Dog / Do The Funky Chicken / The Dog (live at 5/4 Ballroom, Los Angeles, July 1965) / (Do The) Push And Pull (Part 1) (live at P.J's Lounge, Los Angeles, October 1970) / 'Cause I Love You (by Carla & Rufus) / Jump Back / Walking The Dog
2000 US
VARESE SARABANDE 066254/066383 V/A: SUN RECORDS - 25 BLUES CLASSICS  (CD)
Bear Cat (The Answer To Hound Dog) / Tiger Man (King Of The Jungle)
2001 US
SPIRIT 4621 V/A: SPIRIT OF SOUL  (CD)
Do The Funky Chicken
2001 UK
K-TEL DISTRIBUTION 1300 V/A: THE SOUL BOX  (3-CD)
Do The Funky Chicken
2001
CONNOISSEUR 296 V/A: YOU CAN MAKE IT IF YOU TRY - THE R'N'B ORIGINALS THAT INSPIRED THE STONES  (CD)
Walking The Dog
2001
CASTLE MUSIC LTD. PBX-336 V/A: THE LEGENDARY STORY OF SUN RECORDS  (2-CD)
Bear Cat
-- reissues: Metro 7001, 2002/Metro METRDCD-501, 2003 --
2001 UK
VARESE SARABANDE 066381 V/A: SUN RECORDS - 25 RED-HOT ROCKABILLY CLASSICS  (CD)
Bear Cat (The Answer To Hound Dog)
2002 US
BUDDHA 99000 V/A: SUN RECORDS - 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION  (2-CD)
Tiger Man (The Answer To Hound Dog)
2002 US
SESSIONS SESHCD-205 V/A: BREAKS SESSIONS  (CD)
The Breakdown, Pt. 1 / The Breakdown, Pt. 2
2002
TORNADO 1313 V/A: (THE BLUES FOUNDATION PRESENTS) BLUES GREATS  (CD)
Just Because I Leave, That Don't Mean I'm Gone
2002 US
ST. CLAIR 57652 V/A: FOREVER GOLD - GOLD COLLECTION : PARTY FAVORITES  (CD)
Walking The Dog
2002
VARESE SARABANDE 066386 V/A: SUN RECORDS - 50TH ANNIVERSARY BOX  (CD)
Bear Cat (The Answer To Hound Dog) / Tiger Man (King Of The Jungle)
2002 US
VARESE SARABANDE 066386 V/A: SUN RECORDS - 50TH ANNIVERSARY BOX  (3-CD)
Bear Cat (The Answer To Hound Dog) / Tiger Man (King Of The Jungle)
2002 US
RHINO 75884 V/A: THE SUN RECORDS STORY  (3-CD)
Bear Cat (The Answer To Hound Dog) / Tiger Man (King Of The Jungle)
2002 US
RHINO 78300 V/A: SOUL SPECTACULAR! - THE GREATEST SOUL HITS OF ALL TIME  (4-CD)
Walking The Dog
2002 US
STAX 50466-9384-2 V/A: WATTSTAX - MUSIC FROM THE WATTSTAX FESTIVAL & FILM  (3-CD)
The Breakdown / Do The Funky Chicken / Do The Funky Penguin
2003 GER
MADACY 5327 V/A: ROCK'N'ROLl REUNION - CLASS OF 71  (CD)
The Breakdown
2003
P-VINE PCD-3058 V/A: JUKE JOINT BLUES 1950'S-1960'S  (CD)
I'm Steady Holdin' On / The Easy Livin' Plan
2003 JPN
K-TEL DISTRIBUTION 3519 V/A: ALL YOUR RHYTHM & BLUES FAVORITES  (CD)
Walking The Dog
2003
TONE COOL 51163/RYKODISC 17009 V/A: LIVE AT THE W.C. HANDY BLUES AWARDS, VOL.1  (CD)
Bonnie Raitt & Rufus Thomas: Walking The Dog
2003
ST. CLAIR 9668 V/A: SHADOWS OF SOUL  (3-CD)
Walking The Dog
2003
BULLETPROOF/RYKODISC # V/A: GARFIELD : THE MOVIE - MUSIC FROM AND INSPIRED BY THE MOTION PICTURE)  (CD)
Walking The Dog
2004
PUTUMAYO 222 V/A: PUTUMAYO KIDS PRESENTS : SING ALONG WITH PUTUMAYO  (CD)
Old MacDonald Had A Farm
2004 US
STAX 8613 V/A: WE'LL PLAY THE BLUES FOR YOU  (CD)
Bear Cat
2004
WEA/WARNER MUSIC 784212 V/A: ALL THAT SOUL  (3-CD)
Walking The Dog
2005
BMG HERITAGE 67583 V/A: DARCY'S WILD LIFE (ORIGINAL TELEVISION SOUNDTRACK)  (CD)
Walking The Dog
2005 US
CONCORD 0086 V/A: CONCORD MUSIC GROUP (SAMPLER)  (2-CD)
Do The Funky Chicken
2005
AMERICAN BEAT 34842 V/A: GREETINGS FROM MEMPHIS  (CD)
Walking The Dog
2005 US
SAGA BLUES 29 V/A: I'M A SOUL MAN - ORIGINAL SOUL BROTHERS  (CD)
No More Doggin' Around
2005
UNKUT MUSIC 1559 RUBY WILSON: SHOW YOU A GOOD TIME  (CD)
Ruby Wilson & Rufus Thomas: The Night Time
2005 US
WDIA 7208 V/A: WDIA - HISTORY, THE MUSIC, THE LEGEND  (CD)
Pink Pussy Cat Wine / Put My Money Down
2005 US
ACE CDCH2 1090 V/A: THE COMPLETE METEOR BLUES/R&B GOSPEL RECORDINGS  (2-CD)
The Easy Livin' Plan / I'm Steady Holdin' On
2006 UK
RHINO 74627 V/A: THE GREATEST SOUL MUSIC HITS OF ALL TIME  (3-CD)
Walking The Dog
2006 US
STERLING 36102 V/A: R&B CHART TOPPERS - GET ON UP!  (CD)
Do The Funky Chicken
2006 US
RHINO 77635 V/A: WHAT IT IS! FUNKY AND RARE GROOVES  (4-CD)
The Memphis Train
2006 US
STAX STXCD-8628-2 JOHNNIE TAYLOR: LIVE AT THE SUMMIT CLUB  (CD)
Introduction by Rufus Thomas
2007 US
STAX 30315 V/A: WATTSTAX  (3-CD)
The Breakdown / Do The Funky Chicken / Do The Funky Penguin
2007 US
STAX/CONCORD 7 23033 1 V/A: STAX - 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS  (2-CD)
Walking The Dog / Do The Funky Chicken
2007 US
REV-OLA 14 V/A: ROOTS AND RUMOURS - THE ROOTS OF ELVIS, VOLUME TWO  (CD)
Juanita
2007 UK
BROWN SUGAR 1009 V/A: CAN YOU DIG IT  (CD)
Itch And Scratch
2007 UK
WARNER MUSIC 25950 V/A: BLUES ROADS  (2-CD)
Walking The Dog
2007 FRA
MADACY SPECIAL MARKETS 53063 V/A: STAX 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION (COLLECTOR'S EDITION)  (2-CD)
Do The Funky Chicken
2008
BEAR FAMILY BCD 16869 V/A: SWEET SOUL MUSIC - 30 SCORCHING CLASSICS FROM 1963  (CD)
Walking The Dog
2008 GER
WICKED COOL 8563850017 V/A: (LITTLE STEVENS'S UNDERGROUND GARAGE PRESENTS) CHRISTMAS A GO GO  (CD)
I'll Be Your Santa, Baby
2008 US
SPECTRUM MUSIC 5313543 V/A: CHESS CHARTBUSTERS, VOLUME FIVE  (CD)
No More Doggin' Around
2008
WEA INT. 307723 V/A: 60'S HITS & FLICKS  (CD)
Walking The Dog
2009
DOCUMENT 2016 V/A: BANKERS BLUES : A STUDY IN THE EFFECTS OF FISCAL MISCHIEF (VOL.1)  (CD)
Save That Money
2009 UK
STAX 3205 V/A: STAX NUMBER ONES  (CD)
(Do The) Push And Pull, Pt. 1
2010
SHOUT! FACTORY 11709 JON SPENCER BLUES EXPLOSION:DIRTY SHIRT ROCK'N'ROLL - THE FIRST TEN YEARS  (CD)
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion & Rufus Thomas: Chicken Dog
2010 US
RHYTHM & BLUES 011 V/A: THE HISTORY OF RHYTHM AND BLUES 1952-1957  (4-CD)
Tiger Man
2010
VIPER CD 606 V/A: ROCKIN' IN THE JUNGLE - 1950S AMERICAN JUNGLE SONGS  (CD)
Tiger Man
2010 UK


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Published sources: Goldmine Price Guide To 45 Rpm Records (Tim Neely, 2003) | Goldmine Standard Catalog Of Rhythm & Blues Records (Tim Neely, 2002) | New Rock Record (Terry Hounsome, 1986) |The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006) | The R&B Indies 1 (Bob McGrath, 2005) | The R&B Indies 2 (Bob McGrath, 2006) | The R&B Indies 3 (Bob McGrath, 2006) | The R&B Indies 4 (Bob McGrath, 2007) | Rare Record Price Guide 2004 (Record Collector, 2002) | Billboard Top R&B Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1988) | Billboard Top 100 Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1994) | British Hit Singles (Tim Rice-Paul Gambaccini-Jonathan Rice, 1995) 

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