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Allen Toussaint – Songbook (2013)

Allen Toussaint – Songbook (2013)

Allen Toussaint’s languid, reverie-filled piano introduction to “Southern Nights,” a No. 1 hit he gave to Glen Campbell, is worth the price of admission to his new live set Songbook all by itself.

Allen Toussaint on Dr. John, the Meters, Ernie K-Doe, the Band, Lee Dorsey: Gimme Five

Allen Toussaint on Dr. John, the Meters, Ernie K-Doe, the Band, Lee Dorsey: Gimme Five

Allen Toussaint reminisces about his long-standing relationship with the Band, and reveals his true feelings about mothers in law.

One Track Mind: Ernie K-Doe "Mother-in-Law" (1961)

One Track Mind: Ernie K-Doe "Mother-in-Law" (1961)

by Pico Nick and I have both been on a long-running campaign here to get Allen Toussiant his due. His imprint on New Orleans R&B, and American music in general is hard to escape but since he’s been more of a behind-the-scenes guy, his name doesn’t usually come up as often as the hits he’s been responsible for. We’ve offeredRead More

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