Take a look at the trailer for the new Bar-Kays release from Robinsongs out tomorrow! For the very first time you can now get your hands on a triple CD Definitive Collection of the Funk & Soul sensation that is The Bar-Kays. Combineing the Warner Brothers, Volt, Stax & Mercury repertoire to make this a unique compilation that covers the period from 1967 through 1989 for the very first time.
The package features every single one of their Top 10 R&B Hits ‘Soul Finger’, ‘Son Of Shaft’, ‘Shake Your Rump To The Funk’, ‘Too Hot To Stop’, ‘Holy Ghost’, ‘Move Your Boogie Body’, ‘Boogie Body Land’, ‘Hit And Run’, ‘Do It (Let Me See You Shake)’, ‘Certified True’ and ‘Freakshow On The Dancefloor’.
Other tracks of note included in this package are ‘Let’s Have Some Fun’, ‘Dirty Dancer’, ‘Attitudes’ and the full-length album version of ‘Money Talks’ plus the dance floor smash ‘Sexomatic’.
The history of the Bar-Kays is one of tragedy and triumph, plane crash to Gold Discs, Otis Redding to Isaac Hayes, which is all wonderfully summed up in a 24 page colour booklet including an essay by Christian John Wikane, a New York based music journalist with contributions by the band’s former front man Larry Dodson.
This truly is a Definitive Collection from one of Soul & Funk’s greatest ever groups, you are in for the ride of a lifetime.