Light of Life

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Light Of Life
Studio album by The Bar-Kays
Released December 1978
Recorded 1978 at Ardent Recording Studios, Memphis, Tennessee
Genre Soul/Funk
Label Mercury Records
Producer Allen Jones
The Bar-Kays chronology
Money Talks
Light of Life

Light of Life is an album by the Memphis, Tennessee-based R&B group The Bar-Kays.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Released on Mercury Records in the December 1978, this album would chart at number fifteen on the Billboard Soul Album charts.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Allen Jones, Charles Allen, Frank Thompson, Harvey Henderson, James Alexander, Lloyd Smith, Michael Beard, Winson Stewart; except where indicated

  1. "Get Up 'N Do It" 3:39
  2. "Shine" 3:41
  3. "I Lean On You (You Lean On Me)" 3:12
  4. "Give It Up" 4:30
  5. "Love's Is What It's All About" 3:03
  6. "I'll Dance" 3:38
  7. "We're The Happiest People On Earth" (Lewis Collins, Michael Toles) 3:16
  8. "Are You Being Real" 2:59
  9. "Angel Eyes" 2:55


Chart (1979) Peak
U.S. Billboard 200[2] 86
Billboard US Soul[2] 15


Year Single Chart positions[3]
1979 "Are You Being Real" 61
"I'll Dance" 26
"Shine" 14

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Hanson, Amy. The Bar Kays: Light Of Life > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 02 September 2011.
  2. ^ a b "The Bar Kays US albums chart history". Retrieved 2011-06-14. 
  3. ^ "The Bar Kays US singles chart history". Retrieved 2011-06-14.