Archive for the 'The Meters' Category

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

To quote George Clinton, ‘funk is its own reward’. And, really, there is nothing funkier (in every sense of the word) than New Orleans — specifically, The Meters. The above video document is a blessing — a 30 minute film capturing the band live at the Saenger Theatre on Canal Street, interspersed with individual interviews with […]

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Reheated vinyl rip of Grant Green covering the Meters’ “Ease Back” off the 1969 Carryin’ On LP. MP3: Grant Green :: Ease Back (The Meters)

Monday, April 26th, 2010

As promised, continuing with the New Orleans related posts during Jazz Fest, here are two Meters shows from 1977 that I’ve posted several times since 2005. Call it tradition. Details after the jump.

Sunday, January 20th, 2008

I acquired this 1977 Meters show in 2000 along with the Showboat Lounge show that was posted earlier in the week. At the time — and this still may be the case — locating quality live documents from the band’s heyday was no small feat.Actually, until a few years ago, even locating copies of their […]

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

In continuing with the string of New Orleans related posts leading up to Mardi Gras, here is a Meters show from 1977 I’ve posted on the Drunkard the past two January’s. Call it tradition. Look for another Meters live set in the next week recorded at The Bottomline (NYC) in the late seventies. Nobody..and I […]