EHS Every day Advisor spent the start of this week in New Orleans attending the Nationwide Security Council (NSC) Security Congress and Expo, so it feels acceptable to characteristic New Orleans’ personal The Meters within the Tune of the Week.
“Talkin’ Bout New Orleans” is a sometimes funky Meters jam, featured on the band’s sixth album Hearth on the Bayou, which was launched in July 1975. Though The Meters have been famend for his or her stay performances and have been opening for the Rolling Stones that summer time, the band’s mixture of funk and New Orleans sounds by no means fairly clicked with radio or music consumers. Hearth on the Bayou hit #179 on the Billboard Album Chart and #41 on the R&B chart.
Nonetheless, there was no denying the greatness of The Meters, who broke up in 1980 however reunited by the tip of that decade. The band was later renamed the Funky Meters and continued taking part in with totally different members.