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Anticipation
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Hit And Run
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Freakshow On The Dance Floor
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Holy Ghost [Album Version]
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She Talks To Me With Her Body

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    Initially a funky instrumental soul combo on Stax/Volt, the Bar-Kays were nearly destroyed when most of the band perished in the same plane crash that claimed Otis Redding. Amazingly, the Bar-Kays not only regrouped but prospered, evolving into a popular funk ensemble over the course of the '70s. They continued to score hits on the R&B charts through much of the '80s as well, making for a career longevity that no one would have predicted for Stax's formerly star-crossed number-two house band. The Bar-Kays were formed in Memphis, TN, in 1966, growing out of a local group dubbe...
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