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2011 Here Comes The Meter Man Complete Josie Recordings 1968-1970 – The Meters (SNAX627CD)

2cd Digibook Set – All Of The Classic Tracks That The Meters Recorded For Allen Toussaint’s Label

The Meters were New Orleans’ premier instrumental band during the late 60s and seventies. They played on numerous sessions for legendary producer Allen Toussaint, providing the backing for many of the New Orleans stars that Toussaint worked with including Lee Dorsey and Betty Harris.

The group were also a formidable recording outfit in their own right, scoring a string of significant hits for Toussaint’s Josie label between 1969 and 1971. This is the first time that their entire body of work released on Josie Records has been made available in a single collection.

Here Comes The Meter Man is a 2CD set in a deluxe digi-book featuring new liner notes and includes all their biggest hits, including, Sophisticated Cissy, Look-Ka Py Py and Cissy Strut.

Box com todos os compactos e albums lançados pelo The Meters e os compactos lançados por Art Neville e Cyril Neville em conjunto com a banda. Não estão incluídos neste box as sobras de estúdio do período. Estas Faixas foram colocadas nos relançamentos em CD pelas empresas Rhino e Sundazed, vale também lembrar que possuem qualidade sonora superior a este release que lhes é apresentado. Vale a pena,  por reunir em um pacote só os compactos e albums da banda.

CD 1

  1. Cissy Strut
  2. Here Comes The Meter Man
  3. Cardova
  4. Live Wire
  5. Art
  6. Sophisticated Cissy
  7. Ease Back
  8. 6v6 La
  9. Sehorn’s Farm
  10. Ann
  11. Stormy
  12. Simple Song
  13. Look-Ka Py-Py
  14. Rigor Mortis
  15. Pungee
  16. Thinking
  17. This Is My Last Affair
  18. Funky Miracle
  19. Yeah You’re Right
  20. Little Old Money Maker
  21. Oh Calcutta!
  22. The Mob
  23. 9 ‘Til 5
  24. Dry Spell

CD 2

  1. Chicken Strut
  2. Britches
  3. Darlin’ Darlin’
  4. Go For Yourself
  5. Hand Clapping Song
  6. Hey Last Minute
  7. Joog
  8. Liver Splash
  9. Same Old Thing
  10. Tippi-Toes
  11. Wichita Lineman
  12. Ride Your Pony
  13. Message From The Meters
  14. Zony Mash
  15. Stretch Your Rubber Band Groovy Lady
  16. (The World Is A Little Bit Under The Weather)
  17. Doodle-Oop
  18. I Need More Time
  19. Good Old Funky Music
  20. Sassy Lady
  21. Bo Diddley Pt 1
  22. Bo Diddley Pt 2
  23. Heartaches
  24. I’m Gonna Put Some Hurt On You
  25. Gossip
  26. Tell Me What’s On Your Mind

 

 

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The Meters – Funky Music

The Meters are an American funk band based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Meters performed and recorded their own music from the late 1960s until 1977. The band played an influential role as backing musicians for other artists, including Lee Dorsey and Dr John.
While The Meters rarely enjoyed significant mainstream success, they are considered along artist like James Brown one of the progenitors of funk music and their work is highly influential on many other bands, both their contemporaries and modern musicians working in the funk idiom.
The Meters’ sound is defined by an earthy combination of tight melodic grooves and highly syncopated New Orleans “second-line” rhythms under highly charged guitar and keyboard riffing. Their songs “Cissy Strut” and “Look-Ka Py Py” are considered funk classics.

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The Meters – Funky Music

01 Good Old Funky Music
02 He Bite Me
03 Message From The Meters
04 Chicken Strut
05 Art
06 Sing A Simple Song
07 Joog
08 Look Ka Py Py
09 9 Tills
10 Pungee
11 Here Comes The Meter Man
12 Ease Back
13 Cissy Strut
14 Cardova
15 Yeah You’re Right
16 I’m Gonna Put Some Hurt On You
17 Sassy Lady
18 Go For Yourself
19 Handclapping Song
20 Hey Last Minute

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