The Bar-Kays Album From The Lost Days Of Stax Records — Vinyl Me, PleaseThe Bar-Kays are an American soul, R&B, and funk group formed in 1966. The group had dozens of charting singles from the 1960s to the 1980s, including “Soul Finger” (US Billboard Hot 100 number 17, R&B number 3) in 1967, “Son of Shaft” (R&B number 10) in 1972, and “Boogie Body Land” (R&B number 7) in 1980. The Bar-Kays began in Memphis, Tennessee, as a studio session group, backing major artists at Stax Records. In 1967 they were chosen by Otis Redding to play as his backing band and were tutored for that role by Al Jackson, Jr., Booker T. Jones, and the other members of Booker T. & the M.G.’s. See for more.

Soul Finger

Boogie Body Land

Traffic Jammer

Too Hot To Stop

Holy Ghost

Running In And Out Of My Life

Shine (Edited Version)

Boogie Body Land

Shut The Funk Up


Tripping Out

Open Your Heart

Son Of Shaft / Feel It 1972

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