Release Date: 10 February 2014
Format: LP Vinyl
|The Meters Look-Ka Py Py Limited Heavyweight Reissue Vinyl LP
Heavy weight vinyl reissue of the highly-regarded New Orleans funk band’s second album released in December 1969. Revered by contemporary Funk fans this is a welcome reissue by one of the genre’s foremost exponents.
Comprised of Art Neville [keyboards, vocals], Leo Nocentelli [guitar], George Porter Jr. [bass] and Joseph “Ziggy” Modeliste [drums], the foursome were later joined by percussionist/vocalist Cyril Neville. Produced by Allen Toussaint and Marshall Sehorn and recorded at Le Fevre Sound Studios in Atlanta, GA, the all-instrumental Look-Ka Py Py builds on the success of the R&B hits ‘Sophisticated Sissy’ and ‘Sissy Strut’ from earlier in the year. With the album ranked at No.216 in Rolling Stone magazine’s ‘500 Greatest Albums of All Time’.
As New Orleans producer Allen Toussaint’s houseband at Sansu Records, The Meters began performing in the mid-60s lending their talents as backing musicians to Dr John, Lee Dorsey and later Paul McCartney and Robert Palmer.
Look-Ka Py Py
This Is My Last Affair
Yeah, You’re Right
Little Old Money Maker
9 ’Til 5