Tag: The Meters

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Danny White, “Can’t Do Nothing Without You”

For every musician who becomes a household name, there are hundreds, probably even thousands who toil in clubs for many years, getting a...

Album Reviews, Music

ALBUM REVIEW: Nigel Hall, “Ladies & Gentlemen… Nigel Hall”

New Orleans-based Nigel Hall has given us a debut album that shows a solid command of '70s R&B and funk....

Allen Toussaint

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Allen Toussaint, “What Do You Want The Girl To Do?”

The world lost a musical giant when Allen Toussaint died this week...

Soul Serenade - Dr. John

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Dr. John, “Right Place Wrong Time”

Dr. John got the world on its feet with his 1973 classic...

The Meters - Cissy Strut

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Meters, “Cissy Strut”

The Meters were well known as sidemen, but had hits of their own as well...

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Wild Tchoupitoulas, “Meet de Boys on the Battlefront”

Caught up in the HBO series Treme, Ken Shane is in a New Orleans mood this week. He delivers up a Crescent City classic from the Wild...

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Music, Test of the Boomerang

Test of the Boomerang VII: A Farewell to Summer Mix

Hi Kids. Welcome to post #7 of Test of the Boomerang. I’m glad the Popdose crew have decided to keep me around. The weekly Popdose...

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: The Meters, “Cabbage Alley”

The Meters, generally known for bringing some of the hottest funk in the 1970s, remain one of the “least underground”...