George Porter Jr. & his Running Pardners band are among the acts at Funk Da End Of Da World on Maui this weekend. In part two of our series covering this show, the legendary funkateer from The Meters told HPR's Dave Lawrence about his gratitude for the legions of musicians who claim him as an inspiration.
The shows are tonight and tomorrow on Maui. Learn more at the official event website and at George Porter Jr.'s website. Hear the complete interview below, and see some live video featuring George in action. Also hear the song featured in the story.
Our engineer will be working this Saturday on HPR-1 and HPR-2 for O'ahu North Shore. Power should be back to full strength once he's finished. All other transmitters are operating normally.
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