Allen Toussaint


November 4th, 1998 ~ During this month, American Routes pays tribute to the great pianists of New Orleans. The legendary performer and producer Allen Toussaint starts the month off with a bang.

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  • Open Bed: I Like It Like That Chris Kenner
    The Minit Records Story, EMI
  • Honey Now Gillian Welch
    Hell Among the Yearlings, Almo
  • Hawaiian Cowboy Sol K. Bright's Hollywaiians
    Hawaiian Steel Guitar Classics, Arhoolie
  • Tallacatcha Alvin Youngblood Hart
    Territory, Hannibal
  • Instrumental: Misty Nelson Waikiki
    Legends of the Ukelele, Rhino
  • 29 Ways Willie Dixon
    Chess Blues Classics 1947 to 1956, Chess/MCA
  • I Ate Up The Apple Tree The Original Pin Stripe Brass Band
    Your Last Chance To Dance, Orleans
  • Pouring Water on a Drowning Man James Carr
    The Essential James Carr, Razor & Tie
  • There's Another Place I Can't Go Charlie Rich
    Lonely Weekends: Best of the Sun Years, AVI
  • Smooth Sailing Ella Fitzgerald
    Female Vocal Classics, Rhino
  • Instrumental: Song for Yette Harold Battiste
    Next Generation, AFO
  • SEGMENT: Allen Toussaint
  • Happy Times Allen Toussaint
    The Complete 'Tousan' Sessions, Bear Family
  • Working in a Coal Mine Devo
    Greatest Hits, Warner Brothers
  • Working in a Coal Mine The Judds
    Rockin' With the Rhythm, Curb/MCA
  • The Banjo, Opus 15 Louis Moreau Gottschalk
    American Piano Music played by Amiram Rigai, Smithsonian Folkways
  • Skoodle Um Skoo Don Vappie
    Creole Blues, Vappielle
  • Shortnin' Bread Big Sweet' Lewis Hairston
    Black Banjo Songsters of North Carolina and Virginia, Smithsonian Folkways
  • Foggy Mountain Special Flatt & Scruggs
    The Essential Flatt & Scruggs, Columbia/Legacy
  • Pass the Lord and Praise the Ammunition Firesign Theatre
    Shoes for Industry!: The Best of the Firesign Theatre, Columbia/Legacy
  • The River Kwai March Malcolm Arnold
    The Bridge On the River Kwai, Columbia/Legacy
  • Freedom Road Josh White
    That's Why We're Marching: World War II and the American Folk Song Movement, Smithsonian Folkways
  • Stalin Wasn't Stallin' Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet
    The Gospel Sound, Columbia/Legacy
  • Shhhh It's a Military Secret Glenn Miller and Orchestra
    Salute to the Vets of WWII, RCA Victor
  • Lili Marlene Marlene Dietrich
    We'll Meet Again: The Love Songs of World War II, Smithsonian Collection
  • Femme Fatale Nico & Velvet Underground
    The Velvet Underground, Polydor
  • Freulein Bobby Helm
    Only Country 1955-1959, Cema/Capitol
  • Instrumental: South Pacific Overture
    South Pacific - Original Soundtrack, RCA
  • Pearl Harbor Blues Doctor Clayton
    Complete Recorded Works 1935-1942, Document
  • Filipino Baby Ernest Tubb
    Retrospective Vol. 1, MCA
  • Soldier Boy The Shirelles
    The Very Best of the Shirelles, Rhino
  • El padre de un soldado (The Soldier's Father) Flaco Jimenez
    Un Mojado Sin Licencia, Arhoolie
  • Take the Star Out of the Window John Prine
    Diamonds In The Rough, Atlantic
  • Instrumental: Steps Apocalypse Now
    The Apocalypse Now Sessions, Rykodisc
  • This Wheel's On Fire The Byrds
    Dr. Byrds and Mr. Hyde, Columbia/Legacy
  • Please Settle In Vietnam Lightnin' Hopkins
    Po' Lightnin', Arhoolie
  • What's Going On Marvin Gaye
    The Master 1961-1984, Motown
  • When Johnny Comes Marching Home Jimmy Smith Trio
    The Master, Blue Note
  • End Bed: We'll Meet Again Benny Goodman and Peggy Lee
    We'll Meet Again: The Love Songs of World War II, Smithsonian Collection