By Larry Dodson,Shelia Bell

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

From overcoming tough family members difficulties to combating and overcoming drug habit and alcohol abuse, controversy, and all the demons that regularly come besides being a residing Funk legend for nearly 5 many years, Larry recollects and talks candidly in regards to the peaks and valleys of The Bar-Kays’ profession. His tremendous spouse, Marie, undoubtedly has been the saving grace that has gotten him to date. just a handful of bands percentage the background that The Bar-Kays percentage. With Larry’s fresh shock statement to his band, relations, enthusiasts, and acquaintances that he's retiring from The Bar-Kays, fanatics will locate this ebook to be not just an additional specific learn, yet a collector’s item.

Backing up soul legends reminiscent of Otis Redding and numerous different soul and R&B icons either out and in of the recording studio, teaming up with tune giants like Isaac Hayes to assist create the Oscar-winning sound tracks subject matter from Shaft, taking part with Funk legends similar 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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