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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 assistance from 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 relatives difficulties to struggling with and overcoming drug habit and alcohol abuse, controversy, and the entire demons that frequently come besides being a dwelling Funk legend for nearly 5 many years, Larry recollects and talks candidly in regards to the peaks and valleys of The Bar-Kays’ occupation. His remarkable 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 assertion to his band, kinfolk, fanatics, and buddies that he's retiring from The Bar-Kays, lovers will locate this ebook to be not just an additional designated 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 song giants like Isaac Hayes to assist create the Oscar-winning sound tracks subject matter from Shaft, participating with Funk legends equivalent to 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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