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    Allen Toussaint

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    Most Popular Songs (more)

    1Get Out Of My Life, Woman lyrics
    2Shattered Dreams lyrics
    3Mother-in-Law lyrics
    Allen Toussaint feat. Ernie K-Doe
    4It Ain't My Fault lyrics
    5Preservation Hall Jazz Band lyrics
    6Wrong Number lyrics
    7Sweet Touch Of Love lyrics
    8Last Train lyrics
    9I Feel Fine lyrics
    10Southern Nights lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    1Lost Sessions [2011]
    2Saint Of New Orleans [2009]
    3Complete Warner Bros Recordings [2004]
    4Motion [2000]
    5The Bright Mississippi [2009]
    Southern 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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