Allen Toussaint



Allen Toussaint

Rating
Active
1958
Born
January 14, 1938 in New Orleans
Died
November 10, 2015
Location
New Orleans, LA, United States
Biography
Allen Toussaint (/ˈtuːsɑːnt/; January 14, 1938 – November 10, 2015) was an American musician, songwriter, arranger and record producer, who was an influential figure in New Orleans R&B from the 1950s to the end of the century, described as "one of popular music’s great backroom figures." Many musicians recorded Toussaint's compositions, including "Java", "Mother-in-Law", "I Like It Like That", "Fortune Teller", "Ride Your Pony", "Get Out of My Life, Woman", "Working in the Coal Mine", "Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky", "Here Come the Girls", "Yes We Can Can", "Play Something Sweet", and "Southern Nights".

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


The Wild Sound of New Orleans By Tousan

The Wild Sound of New Orleans By Tousan

Allen Toussaint November 20, 2017

23 Tracks

American Tunes

American Tunes

Allen Toussaint June 10, 2016

14 Tracks

Whirlaway

Whirlaway

Allen Toussaint June 10, 2016

20 Tracks

Songbook

Songbook

Allen Toussaint September 24, 2013

16 Tracks

Songbook (Deluxe Edition)

Songbook (Deluxe Edition)

Allen Toussaint January 1, 2013

25 Tracks

Southern Nights

Southern Nights

Allen Toussaint April 17, 2012

10 Tracks

Life, Love and Faith

Life, Love and Faith

Allen Toussaint April 10, 2012

12 Tracks

The Bright Mississippi

The Bright Mississippi

Allen Toussaint April 20, 2009

12 Tracks

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