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9 thoughts on “ Whistling Rufus

  1. Richie was a foundng member of Whistlin' Rufus and a co-writer of our songs and the heart of the band. He played guitar, harmonica and sang all the tough parts. He co-produced our CD's. He had an incredible ear and defined the arrangements that made our sound unique. He was a Doctor and the smartest and nicest man in the room.
  2. The sheet music for the song “Whistling Rufus” was written and composed by Kerry Mills and published by F. A. Mills of New York, New York in The cover depicts whistling Rufus playing a guitar, and the lyrics call him “A great musician with a high position/ was whistling Rufus, the one-band man.” The cover shows well-dressed African-Americans dancing in the background, and Rufus.
  3. Nov 01,  · “Whistling Rufus” was popularized in Scotland and Ireland by Scottish accordion player and dance-band leader Jimmy Shand, who recorded it in the ’s. Additional notes Source for notated version: Buddy Pendleton [Brody]; Gary Johnston (b. , Nevada, Missouri), learned from Lyman Enloe in the ’s [Beisswenger & McCann].
  4. Whistling Rufus (Words W. Murdock Lind; Tune, Kerry Mills) This nigger would go to a ball or a party, Rainy weather or shine, And when he got there was a handsome nigger After the chicken and the wine. And when he got through with the chicken and the wine, Then he whistled and he sung so grand That they thought the angels' harps was a-playing.
  5. Re: Whistling Rufus I played in a brass band many years ago and we used to march to this tune, along with another tune called Lazy Pete. # Posted by jimmimoran 3 years ago.
  6. Whistling Rufus (Mills, Kerry) Movements/Sections Mov'ts/Sec's: 1 First Publication Genre Categories: Marches; For piano; Scores featuring the piano; For 1 player: Contents. 1 Performances. Naxos; 2 Sheet Music. Scores; 3 General Information; Performances. Recordings (0) Commercial 💿 (0)Composer: Mills, Kerry.
  7. Nov 01,  · Whistling Rufus Click on the tune title to see or modify Whistling Rufus's annotations. If the link is red you can create them using the form provided. If the link is red you can create them using the form provided.
  8. Midi Files: Whistling Rufus To save these files to your local computer try 'right click, then save link as' on a PC; or 'hold down cmd and click, then save link as' on a Mac Download Midi File Request Separate Instrument Midi Files.
  9. Whistling Rufus Rd, Pembroke NC address records. On Whistling Rufus Rd, Pembroke NC we have 49 property listings for the residents and businesses. 4 Whistling Rufus Rd, Pembroke, NC Resident Name Phone More Information; Ronald .

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