THE METERS - FIRE ON THE BAYOU + 5

THE METERS

FIRE ON THE BAYOU + 5

2LP
The Meters' 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!
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes 5 bonus tracks
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Catalog # : MOVLP859Format : 2 LP, 180 gramReleasedate : 2014-01-27
Barcode : 8718469533503Sleeve : 5mmOriginal Release : 1975 

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)

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!

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes 5 bonus tracks: "Running Fast (single version)", "Keep On Marching","He Bite Me", "Mother's Love" and "Jambalaya"