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One of the most commercially successful funk groups of the '70s, the multi-racial Rufus are today best remembered for launching the career of soul diva Chaka Khan, whose fiery lead vocals were easily the band's focal point. Powered by Khan -- who was eventually billed in addition to the group -- and an unerring sense of groove, Rufus scored an impressive string of hit singles on both the pop and R&B charts, which lasted through the '70s and up to Khan's official departure in 1983.

Rufus grew out of the Chicago band the American Breed, which had a hit in 1968 with the oldies-radio staple "Bend Me, Shape Me." Guitarist Al Ciner, bassist Chuck Colbert, drummer Lee Graziano, and keyboardist Kevin Murphy had all played in the band at one time or another before forming a new group, originally called Smoke, with vocalists Paulette McWilliams and James Stella. Stella was quickly
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MCA Records 1996
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RUFUS Rufus album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rufus
RnB 1973
RUFUS Rags To Rufus album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Rags To Rufus
RnB 1974
RUFUS Rufusized album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rufusized
RnB 1974
RUFUS Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan
RnB 1975
RUFUS Ask Rufus album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ask Rufus
RnB 1977
RUFUS Street Player album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Street Player
RnB 1978
RUFUS Masterjam album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Masterjam
RnB 1979
RUFUS Numbers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Numbers
RnB 1979
RUFUS Party 'Til You're Broke album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Party 'Til You're Broke
RnB 1981
RUFUS Camouflage album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Camouflage
RnB 1981
RUFUS Seal In Red album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Seal In Red
RnB 1983

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RUFUS Stompin' At The Savoy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stompin' At The Savoy
RnB 1983

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RUFUS Twelve Inches On Tape album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Twelve Inches On Tape
RnB 1984
RUFUS Tell Me Something Good album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tell Me Something Good
RnB 1987

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