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ALLEN TOUSSAINT
American producer, songwriter, arranger, session pianist and solo artist.
Born 14 January 1938 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Active in New Orleans’ music industry since the early 1960s, Toussaint worked with a large amount of artists as diverse as Elvis Costello, Band, The, Dr. John and Meters, The.
He wrote and produced songs like “From A Whisper To A Scream” (1971), Irma Thomas’s “Ruler Of My Heart” (1963) and Lee Dorsey’s “Working In A Coal Mine” (1966). He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.
 
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Allen Toussaint at The Hamilton, Washington DC
November 25, 2013 On a cold Monday evening, Allen Toussaint proudly strolled on stage at The Hamilton in Washington DC and transported a capacity crowd to the sounds and stories of New Orleans. He had no accompaniment besides the grand piano and his own unlimited imagination and power to connect. Toussaint is one of popular music's greatest treasures. He has written, arranged and produced over 50 years of hits recorded by artists as diverse as Lee Dorsey, LaBelle, Glen Campbell, Irma Tho...
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ROLLING WITH THE PUNCHES: THE ALLEN TOUSSAINT SONGBOOK (Ace)
Another in the company’s successful Songbook series, this release highlights Allen Toussaint’s career as writer/producer and singer – check out “Soul ...
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Allen Toussaint 1975 Interview
Interview conducted in person in New York City, April 1975 Allen Toussaint, passing through New York on tour with Little Feat. Johnny hit the re...
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