Council honors former Bar-Kay Larry Dodson with street name

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 22, 2020 6:29 AM CT | Published: January 22, 2020 4:00 AM CT

The retired lead singer of the local funk band was told his wife would be honored at Tuesday's City Council meeting. Instead, he was given an honorary street in Whitehaven, ahead of his 69th birthday.

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Jared Boyd is an arts and culture columnist at The Daily Memphian and program manager for WYXR 91.7 FM. His friends call him "Jay B.," and you can, too.


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