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

By Larry Dodson,Shelia Bell

eventually, 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 allow the area 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 all the demons that frequently 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’ occupation. His terrific spouse, Marie, for sure has been the saving grace that has gotten him thus far. just a handful of bands proportion the background that The Bar-Kays proportion. With Larry’s contemporary shock assertion to his band, kinfolk, fanatics, and neighbors that he's retiring from The Bar-Kays, lovers will locate this publication to be not just an additional distinctive 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 topic 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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