Money Talks (The Bar-Kays album)

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Money Talks
Studio album by The Bar-Kays
Released October 1978
Recorded 1972-1975 at Stax Studios, Memphis, Tennessee
Genre Funk
Length 34:19
Label Stax Records
Producer Allen Jones
The Bar-Kays chronology
Flying High on Your Love
Money Talks
Light Of Life

Money Talks is an album by the Memphis, Tennessee-based group The Bar-Kays.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Released on Stax Records in the October 1978 to capitalize on The Bar-Kays newfound success. This album would chart at number twenty one on the Billboard Soul Album charts. The single "Holy Ghost" would chart at number nine on the Soul Singles Charts.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Holy Ghost 3:56
  2. Feelin' Alright 4:56
  3. Monster 6:50
  4. Money Talks 6:51
  5. Mean Mistreater 5:45
  6. Holy Ghost (Reborn) 6:01


Chart (1978) Peak
U.S. Billboard 200[2] 72 (1979)
Billboard US Soul[2] 21


Year Single Chart positions[3]
1979 "Holy Ghost" 9


MARRS sampled "Holy Ghost" on their song "Pump Up the Volume" on their 12" single in 1987.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Guarisco, Donald A.. The Bar Kays: Money Talks > 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.