While curiously overlooking the group's earliest hits ("Soul Finger" and "Knucklehead"), The Best of the Bar-Kays offers a worthwhile thumbnail portrait of the Bar-Kays' evolution from a neo-Booker T. & the MG's soul instrumental combo into one of the wilder funk ensembles of the 1970s
On the flip side is a history of the band called "Too Hot To Stop" by Ron Wynn.
Thanks to kazuhiro for the updates. The Best of the Bar-Kays Extra tracks Volt 1992. The Bar-Kays: All-Time Greatest Hits K-tel 2010.
This Bar-Kays discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Bar-Kays albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included The Bar-Kays singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. List albums include The Best of Bar-Kays, To Hot to Stop and more.
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20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of the Bar-Kays. True success was a long time coming for the Bar-Kays, who started out as a sort of second-line studio band behind Booker T. & the MG's at Stax Records in Memphis. After releasing an instrumental hit, "Soul Finger," and becoming the backing band for Otis Redding, it appeared the group was on its way to the kind of success that the MG's had enjoyed. Then disaster struck. The plane crash that killed Redding and his road manager in 1967 also took the lives of four of the Bar-Kays
The Bar-Kays were a popular Memphis, Tennessee, soul, R&B, and funk group performing from 1966 that continues in some form to perform today, although with only one original member.
The Bar-Kays - Holy Ghost 06:45. The Bar-Kays - Certified True 05:18. The Bar-Kays - Hit And Run 04:03. The Bar-Kays - Boogie Body Land 04:34. The Bar-Kays - Son Of Shaft 03:39. The Bar-Kays - Too Hot To Stop (Part 1) 05:39. The Bar-Kays - Move Your Boogie Body 05:57. The Bar-Kays - Let's Have Some Fun 05:34. The Best Of The Bar-Kays - The Bar-Kays. Grown Folks - The Bar-Kays. Black Rock/Gotta Groove - The Bar-Kays. Greatest Hits - The Barkays, The Bar-Kays. Injoy - The Bar-Kays.
The Best Of The Bar-Kays. UMC. Cat: 00025218854221 Released: 23 February, 2009 Genre: Funk. What is Album Only? Some artists and labels prefer certain tracks to be purchased as part of an entire release. Help & Information.
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