500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

The Meters, 'Rejuvenation'

139. The Meters, 'Rejuvenation'

Reprise, 1974

New Orleans producer Allen Toussaint built hit records with a taut Morse-code style of rhythm guitar rooted in the marching-band and party beats of the Crescent City. That funky discipline defines this LP; the Meters perfect a balance of funk, rock and Dixie R&B on gems such as "People Say" and "Hey Pocky A-Way."

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