In July 1975.

In July 1975, “Reprise” label released “Fire on the Bayou”, the sixth Meters studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Sea-Saint Studios”, and was produced by Allen Toussaint, Art Neville, Ziggy Modeliste, Leo Nocentelli, Cyril Neville and George Porter, Jr.

Personnel:

  • George Porter, Jr.– bass guitar
  • Joseph Modeliste– drums, graphic design
  • Leo Nocentelli– guitar, vocals
  • Art Neville– keyboards
  • Cyril Neville– congas, percussion
  • Wardell Quezergue– horn arrangements
  • Russ Ballard– composer
  • Marshall Sehorn– executive producer, remixing
  • Efram Turchick – project manager
  • Tim Livingston – project manager
  • Roberta Grace – engineer
  • Ken Laxton – engineer, remixing
  • Bob Irwin – mastering
  • Al Quaglieri – mastering
  • Bunny Matthews– liner notes
  • Rich Russell – design
  • Paul Howrilla (aka Paul Andrew) – graphic design

Track listing:

All tracks by Art Neville, Ziggy Modeliste, Leo Nocentelli, George Porter, Jr. except where noted.

  1. Out in the Country
  2. Fire on the Bayou – by Art Neville, Ziggy Modeliste, Leo Nocentelli, George Porter, Jr., Cyril Neville
  3. Love Slip Upon Ya
  4. Talkin’ ‘Bout New Orleans – Art Neville, Ziggy Modeliste, Leo Nocentelli, George Porter, Jr., Cyril Neville
  5. They All Ask’d for You
  6. Can You Do Without?
  7. Liar – Russ Ballard
  8. You’re a Friend of Mine
  9. Middle of the Road
  10. Running Fast
  11. Mardi Gras Mambo – Frankie Adams, Lou Welsch, Ken Elliot
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