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The Bar-Kays

On TV today, Otis Redding on ‘Upbeat’ (1967)

December 9, 1967 - Otis Redding and his band, The Bar-Kays appear on TV musical variety show "Upbeat", produced in Cleveland, Ohio. After the show, they fly to Madison, Wisconsin where they are to play tomorrow night at the "Factory."

Stax Records artists gather at “Wattstax” (1972)

August 20, 1972 - Stax Records organizes a concert with all their roster - The Dramatics, The Staple Singers, The Bar-Kays, Albert King, Little Milton, Johnnie Taylor, Carla Thomas, Rufus Thomas, Luther Ingram, Isaac Hayes and many more -…