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    Allen Toussaint

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    1Get Out Of My Life, Woman lyrics
    2Shattered Dreams lyrics
    3It Ain't My Fault lyrics
    4Preservation Hall Jazz Band lyrics
    5Wrong Number lyrics
    6Sweet Touch Of Love lyrics
    7Last Train lyrics
    8From A Whisper To A Scream lyrics
    9I Feel Fine lyrics
    10Southern Nights lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    Motion [2000]
    2Lost Sessions [2011]
    3Saint Of New Orleans [2009]
    4Complete Warner Bros Recordings [2004]
    5The Bright Mississippi [2009]
    6Southern Nights [1975]
    7From A Whisper To A Scream [2002]
    8Life, Love And Faith [2006]
    9Allen Toussaint [2007]
    10What Is Success: The Scepter & Bell Recordings [2007]


    Allen R. Toussaint was an American arranger, pianist, producer and singer-songwriter, born on January 14, 1938, New Orleans, Louisiana and dead on November 10, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.
    He wrote, arranged and was the house producer starting in 1960 with Minit, Instant Records and Alon. His early production successes were the U.S. Top 5 "Ooh Poo Pah Doo" by Jessie Hill, and Ernie K-Doe's 1961 no. 1 Hit ‎"Mother-In-Law" which he wrote. He has worked with a large amount of artists as diverse as Irma Thomas ("Ruler Of My Heart", 1963), Lee Dorsey ("Working In A Coal Mine", 1966), The Meters, Dr. John, The Band and Elvis Costello. In the 1970s he was producing at the Sea-Saint Studio.
    Toussaint entered the U.S. service in 1963, serving at Fort Hood, Texas; he was discharged in 1965.
    Inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.
    Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2011.

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