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George Porter Jr.

George Porter Jr. is an American musician, best known as the bassist and singer of The Meters. Along with Art Neville, Porter formed the group in the mid 1960s and came to be recognized as one of the progenitors of funk. The Meters disbanded in 1977, but reformed in 1989. Today the original group still plays the occasional reunion but the Funky Meters, of which Porter and Neville are members, most prominently keeps the spirit alive... Read More

BornDecember 26, 1947 (age 74)
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
GenresR&B, New Orleans, funk
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
Years active1965–present


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