Looking over the list of nominees for induction in this year’s class for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, I see New Orleans funk masters the Meters tabbed for enshrinement. A very good and refreshingly non-mainstream choice.
The Meters aren’t known by the casual music fans, but their music is — as a rhythm section with other artists. They have been the backing band for Dr. John, Robert Palmer (no, the other one), Paul McCartney, LaBelle and Allen Toussaint.
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