This morning we recieved tragic news of the passing of Allen Toussaint.
He was one of the most prolific producer/songwriter/performers in New Orleans. He has worked with everyone from Patti Labelle to Dr. John to the Meters. For this playlist we decided to go with some 'deeper cuts' from Toussaints' catalog. RIP Allen.
For those without Spotify, here is the list:
1.Everything i do Gohn Be Funky-Lee Dorsey
2.Ya Ya-Lee Dorsey
3.The Book-Eldridge Holmes
4.Goin' Down-Claudie Lennear
5.Don't Bring me Down-Labelle
6.Action Speaks Louder than Words-Chocolate Milk
7.Blue Drag-Allen Toussaint
8.It Will Stand-The Showmen
9.Ooh Poo Pah Doo-Jessie Hill
10.Soul Junction-The Backyard Heavies
11.Wait a Minute Baby-Diamond Joe
12.Sinner Girl-Benny Spellman
13.Don't Pity me-Curly Moore
14.Trouble with my Lover-Betty Harris
15.Funky Belly-Warren Lee
16.If i were a Carpenter-Eldridge Holmes
18.Cancel the Reservation-Buddy Skipper
19.All i want is you-Zilla Mayes
21.Man of the Street-Iron Board Sam
22. St James Infirmary-Allen Toussaint.