The Meters ‎– Fire On The Bayou (Vinyl 2LP)


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*This is a Vinyl LP*

Release Date:  2015

Label:  Music On Vinyl


Track List

Side A

  1. Out In The Country
  2. Fire On The Bayou
  3. Love Slip Upon Ya
  4. Talkin’ ‘Bout New Orleans

Side B

  1. They All Ask’d For You
  2. Can You Do Without?
  3. Liar
  4. You’re A Friend Of Mine

Side C

  1. Middle Of The Road
  2. Running Fast
  3. Mardi Gras Mambo
  4. Running Fast (Bonus Track)

Side D

  1. Keep On Marching (Bonus Track)
  2. He Bite Me (Bonus Track)
  3. Mother’s Love (Bonus Track)
  4. Jambalaya (Bonus Track)



180 gram audiophile vinyl

Hailing from the soggy streets of New Orleans, the Meters essentially invented the second line groove, influencing Funk music like no other artist (OK, aside from a singer by the name of James Brown). These cats are essentially one unified rhythm section, with expertly timed drum breaks, bass driven grooves, bluesy chicken scratch guitars and Southern sing along choruses.

Their 1975 album Fire On The Bayou established once again that The Meters were still the undisputed masters of Funk. Tracks like “Can You Do Without”, “Out In The Country” and the title track have become staples in the Meters’ songbook. This 2LP edition of Fire On The Bayou contains no less than 5 bonus tracks!

Arranged By – The Meters
Arranged By [Horns] – Wardell Quezergue
Bass – George Porter, Jr.
Congas – Cyril Neville
Directed By – Rupert Surcouf, Jr.
Drums – Joseph Modeliste
Engineer – Ken Laxton, Roberta Grace
Executive-Producer – Marshall E. Sehorn
Guitar – Leo Nocentelli
Keyboards – Arthur Neville
Photography By – Paul Andrew
Producer – Allen Toussaint, The Meters

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