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Rufus Thibodeaux
Birth: Jan. 5, 1934
Ridge
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Aug. 13, 2005
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

Musician. Considered by many in the music industry as the world's greatest Cajun fiddle player. He began working with country music legend Jimmy C. Newman in 1950 and performed at the Grand Ole Opry for over 40 years. His fiddling graced early recordings and tours by Jim Reeves, George Jones, Porter Wagoner, Ferlin Huskey, The Everly Brothers, Hank Williams, Jr., Lynn Anderson, Neil Young and many others. Thibodeaux also recorded four instrumental solo albums. (bio by: Clay Homister) 
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Clay Homister
Record added: Aug 15, 2005
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Rufus Thibodeaux
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Rufus Thibodeaux
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No one could get you on the Dance Floor faster then this Man. I was Blessed to see Him several times over the years playing His Cajun Music. RIP.
- Johnny Egger
 Added: Apr. 29, 2017

- Maggie Mac
 Added: Jan. 5, 2017

- Janis•E
 Added: Jan. 5, 2017
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