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The Meters

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Biography:
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana
Years Active: 1969–1977, 1989-
Genres: R&B, Funk, New Orleans

The Meters is a funk band that formed in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1965. Art Neville, the group's frontman, launched a solo career around the New Orleans area in the mid-1950s while still in high school. The Meters formed in 1965 with a lineup of keyboardist and vocalist Art Neville, guitarist Leo Nocentelli, bassist George Porter Jr. and drummer Joseph "Zigaboo" Modeliste. They were later joined by percussionist/vocalist Cyril Neville. The Meters soon became the house band for Allen Toussaint and his record label, Sansu Enterprises. Their 1969 self-titled debut album featured the hits “Cissy Strut” which reached #23 on Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart and “Sophisticated Cissy” which...

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Albums:

The Very Best Of The Meters

Funkify Your Life: The Meters Anthology

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Cabbage Alley

Trick Bag

Rhino Hi-Five: The Meters

Rejuvenation

Fire On The Bayou

New Directions

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