And the Band Plays On: The Life Story of Larry Dodson of The by Larry Dodson,Shelia Bell

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 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 kin difficulties to scuffling with and overcoming drug dependancy and alcohol abuse, controversy, and the entire demons that frequently come in addition to being a dwelling Funk legend for nearly 5 a long time, Larry recollects and talks candidly in regards to the peaks and valleys of The Bar-Kays’ occupation. His terrific spouse, Marie, certainly has been the saving grace that has gotten him so far. just a handful of bands percentage the heritage that The Bar-Kays proportion. With Larry’s fresh shock statement to his band, relatives, enthusiasts, and acquaintances that he's retiring from The Bar-Kays, fanatics will locate this e-book to be not just an additional designated 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 track giants like Isaac Hayes to aid create the Oscar-winning sound tracks subject matter from Shaft, taking part 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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