Trick Bag

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Trick Bag
Meters trick bag.jpg
Studio album by The Meters
Released July 1976
Genre Funk
Length 42:11
Label Reprise
MS 2252
Producer Allen Toussaint, The Meters
The Meters chronology
Fire on the Bayou
(1975)
Trick Bag
(1976)
New Directions
(1977)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 1.5/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone (unfavorable) [2]
Robert Christgau C+ [3]

Trick Bag is the seventh studio album by the funk group The Meters. The name comes from their cover of the Earl King single of the same name.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by The Meters, except as noted.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Disco Is the Thing Today"   4:21
2. "Find Yourself"   4:12
3. "All These Things" Naomi Neville 3:32
4. "I Want to Be Loved by You"   5:24
5. "Suite for 20 G" James Taylor 4:32
6. "(Doodle Loop) The World Is a Little Bit Under the Weather" Leo Nocentelli, Vincent Toussaint 3:52
7. "Trick Bag" Earl King 3:21
8. "Mister Moon"   4:02
9. "Chug-A-Lug"   3:22
10. "Hang 'Em High" Dominic Frontiere 2:17
11. "Honky Tonk Women" Mick Jagger, Keith Richards 3:16
2001 digitally remastered CD bonus tracks
No. Title Writer(s) Length
12. "Love the One You're With" Stephen Stills 3:31
13. "What More Can I Do?"   2:47
14. "Down by the River" Neil Young 9:02
15. "Come Together" John Lennon, Paul McCartney 3:08
16. "Big Chief" Earl King 2:57

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from AllMusic.[4]

Additional composition
Production
  • The Meters – producer
  • Allen Toussaint – producer
  • Bob Irwin – mastering
  • Bill Dahl – liner notes
  • Rich Russell – design
  • Ed Thrasher – art direction
  • Michael P. Smith – photography
  • Tom Copi – photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Allmusic: Trick Bag – review". allmusic.com. Archived from the original on January 10, 2016. Retrieved October 4, 2011. 
  2. ^ McEwen, Joe (October 7, 1976). "The Meters: Trick Bag". Rolling Stone. Straight Arrow (RS 223). ISSN 0035-791X. Archived from the original on September 30, 2007. 
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert. "The Meters". RobertChristgau.com. Archived from the original on March 28, 2012. Retrieved October 4, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Allmusic: Trick Bag – credits". allmusic.com. Archived from the original on January 10, 2016. Retrieved January 10, 2016.