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Published: 2011/08/29

George Porter Jr. Will Revisit Meters Songs on New Album

As previously reported, George Porter & the Runnin’ Pardners will release a few studio album on October 1. Porter has now confirmed some additional details about the project. Can’t Beat DA Funk will feature 16 Meters songs that The Meters never performed live. The bassist hinted at the project during an interview with Relix/Jambands.com earlier this year. “George Porter & the Runnin’ Pardners will celebrate the album’s release with a headlining show at New Orleans’ Tipitina’s Uptown on October 1. Porter and the rest of The Meters are featured on the cover of the September issue of Relix.

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Jidi August 30, 2011, 11:36:49

sweetness! the meters wrote and recorded so many amazing songs but had a relatively small live catalog. this is guaranteed to deliver. he’s the funkiest bass player in the history of new orleans (as certified by the office of ray nagin) and epitomizes all that is right in the no music scene. george matters.

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