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“Grown Folks” Keep Calling For The Bar-Kays

By Jewel Carter
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James Alexander bassist with the Bar-Kays,   (Photo by Chris Desmond/Getty Images)

James Alexander bassist with the Bar-Kays, (Photo by Chris Desmond/Getty Images)

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The new single from THE BAR-KAYS, has captured the attention of “GROWN FOLKS”  in the Queen City and is clearly the “The Most Requested Song of the Day” on V101.9!  Log in as a V VIP, put in the song title, “Grown Folks,”and win 3000 points towards cash and prizes!  

Did you know that The Bar-kays were chosen by Otis Redding to play as his backing band? In 1967 all but two members of the group were killed on the plane that crashed with Redding…the charted plane could only hold seven…James Alexander was on another plane and is the only original member with the Bar-Kays today. He is also the father of the award-winning rapper and record producer, Phalon “Jazze Pha” Alexander, who was named after Phalon Jones the original Bar-Kays Sax man.

Watch this Blast from the Past video from the Bar-Kays who have the Most tequested Song of the Day!”

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