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.