No More Okey Doke - The Meters - New Directions (Vinyl, LP, Album)

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  1. METERS Vinyl Records and CDs As a top studio band in the s and '70s, the Meters recorded seminal New Orleans Funk on their own while also backing other artists, including Dr. John's classic album In the Right Place.
  2. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of New Directions on Discogs.
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  4. Exact repro edition, gram LP. "Before they released this self-titled first album in on the Josie label, the four New Orleans musicians who comprised the Meters had spent several years serving as producer Allen Toussaint's house band and backing the likes of .
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  6. The Tower of Power horns add punch to the open, behind the beat grooves that made The Meters enjoyable for so many years. But, on the whole, the songs just aren't that good. The cover of Peter Tosh's "Stop that Train" doesn't add anything to the original. "Be My Lady", a love ballad, isn't particularly inspiring. "No More Okey-Doke" is a /5(2).
  7. 1. No More Okey Doke 2. I'm Gone 3. Be My Lady 4. My Name Up In Lights 5. Funkify Your Life 6. Stop That Train 7. We Got The Kind Of A Love 8. Give It What You Can "No More Okey Doke" is a pounding, upbeat brassy funk grinder, with horns to the fore and a it sees a return to their finest funky feel/5(2).
  8. The Meters take their Crescent City groove in a slightly different direction – giving things a warmer, sunnier feel than their previous records – and bringing in a fair bit more vocals, too – yet still keeping all the right funky elements at the bottom! The move is a bit like that made by Allen Toussaint when he was helping out so many other artists in LA during the 70s.

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