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October 1, 2011: Includes an interview with George Porter Jr. of The Meters!
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|Lee Dorsey||A Lover Was Born|
|Wild Tchoupitoulas||Brother John|
|Art Neville||I'm Gonna Put Some Hurt On You|
|Dr. John||Right Place, Wrong Time|
|Lee Dorsey||Gator Tail|
|Meters, The||6V6 LA|
|George Porter Jr.||INTERVIEW|
|Lee Dorsey||Yes We Can|
|Art Neville||Bo Diddley|
|Meters, The||Would You|
|Meters, The||Tippi Toes|
|Lee Dorsey||Who's Gonna Help Brother Get Further?|
|A Minute With||Scott Schinder|
|Jerky Boys, The||The Super Across The Way|
|David Cloud||Siberian Hypnotism|
|Dumb Girl||Alamo Drafthouse|
|Commercial||You & Your Johnson|
Sat. 10/1/11 11:13am
hey Mike, those early Meters records really don't capture the bass too well--the drums are sharp in the mix (which is great), but the bass is kind of buried. you can hear the diff on the first two tracks you played. compare vs. james brown tracks of that era.
Sat. 10/1/11 11:17am
Mucho - not sure i agree that the JB sound is the one to judge all others against. It's apples & oranges and I like both. I think that Metes mix works 100% for me.
Sat. 10/1/11 11:24am
all right...ain't nothing wrong with this
Sat. 10/1/11 11:29am
i hear ya i love both too, but Porter's name doesn't roll off the tongue like Bootsy et al when discussing bass players of that era...always thought this may be why. of course he's just as deserving
Sat. 10/1/11 12:30pm
Wow. So much fun to listen and learn from a great musician and an interviewer who loves knows and loves the music enough to ask cool questions.
Sat. 10/1/11 12:32pm
very good interview!
Sat. 10/1/11 12:43pm
whoa, what is this Bo Diddley thing happening here?
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