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Singles Set from The Meters Arrives

The Meters: A Message from The Meters: The Complete Josie, Reprise & Warner Bros. Singles, 1968-1977All the singles legendary New Orleans funk band The Meters ever made for the Josie, Reprise and Warner Bros. labels has been released on the two-CD set, A Message from The Meters: The Complete Josie, Reprise & Warner Bros. Singles, 1968-1977.

The set includes every “A” and “B” side, meaning rare single and mono single mixes of some of the band’s iconic tunes are available on the set, which features the bass work of the amazing George Porter Jr.

Classic tracks like “Sophisticated Cissy,” “Cissy Strut,” “Look-Ka Py Py,” “Chicken Strut,” “Hand Clapping Song,” “Hey Pocky A-Way,” are on the set of 40 songs, all but two of which were produced by the late Allen Toussaint.

A Message from The Meters: The Complete Josie, Reprise & Warner Bros. Singles, 1968-1977 is available on CD.

A Message from The Meters: The Complete Josie, Reprise & Warner Bros. Singles, 1968-1977 Track List:

Disc 1:

  1. Sophisticated Cissy
  2. Sehorns Farms
  3. Cissy Strut
  4. Here Comes the Meter Man
  5. Ease Back
  6. Ann
  7. Dry Spell
  8. Little Old Money Maker
  9. Look-Ka Py Py
  10. This Is My Last Affair
  11. Chicken Strut
  12. Hey! Last Minute
  13. Hand Clapping Song
  14. Joog
  15. A Message from the Meters
  16. Zony Mash
  17. Stretch Your Rubber Band
  18. Groovy Lady
  19. (The World Is a Bit under the Weather) Doodle-Oop
  20. I Need More Time
  21. Good Old Funky Music
  22. Sassy Lady

Disc 2:

  1. Do the Dirt
  2. Smiling
  3. Cabbage Alley
  4. The Flower
  5. Chug Chug Chug-A-Log (Push N’ Shove) Part I
  6. Chug Chug Chug-A-Lug (Push N’ Shove) Part II
  7. Hey Pocky A-Way
  8. Africa
  9. People Say
  10. Loving You Is on My Mind
  11. They All Ask’d for You
  12. Running Fast (Long Version)
  13. Disco Is the Thing Today
  14. Mr. Moon
  15. Trick Bag
  16. Find Yourself
  17. Be My Lady
  18. No More Okey Doke