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By Larry Dodson,Shelia Bell

ultimately, the a lot expected and unusually candid memoir of songwriter, manufacturer, gold and platinum-selling artist, Larry Dodson, lead singer of the enduring Funk and R&B band, The Bar-Kays. With the aid of author/editor Shelia E. Bell, Dodson opens as much as permit the realm in on what this trip has been like for him.

From overcoming tough relations difficulties to fighting and overcoming drug habit and alcohol abuse, controversy, and all the demons that regularly come besides being a dwelling Funk legend for nearly 5 a long time, Larry recollects and talks candidly concerning the peaks and valleys of The Bar-Kays’ occupation. His exceptional spouse, Marie, definitely has been the saving grace that has gotten him to date. just a handful of bands proportion the historical past that The Bar-Kays percentage. With Larry’s fresh shock declaration to his band, kinfolk, fanatics, and buddies that he's retiring from The Bar-Kays, enthusiasts will locate this publication to be not just an additional unique learn, yet a collector’s item.

Backing up soul legends corresponding to Otis Redding and numerous different soul and R&B icons either out and in of the recording studio, teaming up with track giants like Isaac Hayes to assist create the Oscar-winning sound tracks subject from Shaft, participating with Funk legends resembling Sly Stone, Larry Dodson and The Bar-Kays have performed all of it and Larry talks approximately all of it in “And the Band performs On.”

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