- Released: July 26, 1991
- Originally Released: 1991
- Label: Stax
- 1.Do The Funky Chicken
- 2.Sixty Minute Man
- 3.The Preacher And The Bear
- 4.Push And Pull, Part 1 (Do The)
- 5.The World Is Round
- 6.The Breakdown (Part 1)
- 7.Do The Funky Penguin
- 8.Where Do I Go
- 9.I've Fallen In Love
- 10.I Like What You're Doing (To Me)
- 11.Guide Me Well
- 12.You've Got A Cushion To Fall On
- 13.Push And Pull, Part 2, (Do The)
- 14.The Breakdown (Part 2)
Producers: Al Bell, Tom Nixon, Al Jackson, Rufus Thomas, Marvell Thomas, Don Davis, Johnny Baylor.
Digitally remastered by Joe Tarantino (1991, Fantasy Studios, Berkeley).
Personnel: Rufus Thomas (vocals); Carla Thomas (vocals).
Rufus and Carla Thomas helped launch the Stax era, both individually and as a team. Thomas brought his daughter to Stax in the hopes of finding suitable material, and she soon had "Gee Whiz" soaring to the top. Had Carla chosen to tour extensively, she might have been a great star in Aretha Franklin's class; she sang with equal ferocity and power during this period. Rufus Thomas parlayed his dance/novelty tracks into international superstardom, but he was also a fine straight soul vocalist. This album splits its bill between the two, offering each a side to showcase their hits. ~ Ron Wynn