Uptown Rulers: The Meters live on the Queen Mary

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Uptown Rulers: The Meters live on the Queen Mary
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Live album by
Released1992
RecordedMarch 24, 1975
GenreFunk
Length59:21:00
LabelRhino
ProducerAllen Toussaint, Marshall Sehorn
The Meters chronology
New Directions
(1977)
Uptown Rulers: The Meters live on the Queen Mary
(1992)
Funkify Your Life: The Meters Anthology
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

Uptown Rulers: The Meters live on the Queen Mary is a live album by the funk group The Meters recorded on March 24, 1975. It was recorded at the Venus and Mars album release party hosted by Linda and Paul McCartney on board the Queen Mary ship.[2] It captures the band's live sound at their peak in the mid 1970s.[3] It is the only live recording of the band from that period.[4]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Gary Owens introduces the band"0:38
2."Fire on the Bayou"The Meters, Cyril Neville7:09
3."Africa"The Meters4:32
4."It Ain't No Use"The Meters10:34
5."Make It with You"David Gates6:32
6."Cissy Strut / Cardova / It's Your Thing / Love the One You're With"The Meters, Isley Brothers, Stephen Stills10:42
7."Art Neville addresses the audience"1:38
8."Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu / Something You Got / I Know (You Don't Love Me No More) / Everybody Loves a Lover"Huey Smith, Chris Kenner, Barbara George, Robert Allen, Richard Adler6:10
9."Liar"Russ Ballard4:57
10."Mardi Gras Mambo"The Meters, Cyril Neville (originally by The Hawketts)2:48
11."Hey Pocky A-Way"The Meters3:41

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from AllMusic,[5] with cover songwriter credits.

Cover songs
Production

Further reading[edit]

  • Avram Mednik (2013). Got Live Album If You Want It. iUniverse. pp. 130–131. ISBN 9781491713747. Retrieved July 9, 2017.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Allmusic: Uptown Rulers: The Meters Live on the Queen Mary – review". allmusic.com. Archived from the original on November 18, 2015. Retrieved July 3, 2016.
  2. ^ "Venus and Mars". beatlesbible.com. p. 2. Archived from the original on December 24, 2015. Retrieved July 6, 2016.
  3. ^ "Used with Leo Nocentelli". jambands.com. May 29, 2004. Archived from the original on June 29, 2016. Retrieved July 3, 2016.
  4. ^ Chris Lark (2003). Peter Buckley, ed. The Rough Guide to Rock. Rough Guides. p. 670. ISBN 9781843531050. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  5. ^ "Allmusic: Uptown Rulers: The Meters Live on the Queen Mary – credits". allmusic.com. Archived from the original on September 22, 2012. Retrieved July 3, 2016.