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Allen Toussaint


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Songwriter, producer and musician Allen Toussaint was born January 14, 1938 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Toussaint made his mark on the music industry with his New Orleans sound: a mix of R&B traditions with soul, funk, rock and pop.

He was a writer, producer and arranger for Aaron Neville, Paul McCartney, Joe Cocker, Elvis Costello
and Eric Clapton, to name a few.

Toussaint's original songs have been covered by The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Pointer Sisters, Ringo Starr, and many more.

He was an activist as well as a musician, and co-founded the charity New Orleans Artists Against Hunger and Homelessness.

In recent years Toussaint started performing himself: He played at the White House four times, launched his own record label, and toured internationally as a musician and as a teller of the story of New Orleans.

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