Monday, January 13, 2014

Allen Toussaint

Allen Toussaint is an American musician, composer, record producer and influential figure in New Orleans R&B. Many of his songs have become familiar through versions of other artists. His arrangements and songs have shown up on hundreds of records. Allen Toussaint is 75 years old, a true legend and still performs. His upcoming dates are 2/22/2014 in Edmonton, Canada and 4/11/2014 in Basil, Switzerland. Here are some of his tunes.

Java  -  Al Hirt
A Certain Girl  -  The Yardbirds
Get Out My Life Woman  -  Grassella Oliphant
Working In A Coal Mine  -  Lee Dorsey
Fortune Teller  -  Benny Spellman
Southern Nights  -  Glen Campbell
Ride Your Pony  -  Lee Dorsey

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