Farewell, Allen Toussaint, Thank You For The Songs!

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Many people may have never heard of this man.  While he was an accomplished musician and entertainer, I mostly regard him as a prolific and diverse song writer.  While he had a few hits on his own, it was that across many genres people covered his music!  Hip-hop, jazz, country, rock …. they all covered Toussaint’s music!  (For those unfamiliar with the term, “covered” means to have re-made the song and sing it.)

Here are a couple of my favorite Toussaint remakes …..

 

The Brickyard Blues has been an all time fav of mine. 

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One Response to Farewell, Allen Toussaint, Thank You For The Songs!

  1. gator69 says:

    And here is a magical original…

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