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Music Icon Allen Toussaint Dead At 77 (Top Story)


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On Wednesday Music Icon Allen Toussaint Dead At 77 was a top story. Here is the recap: (Classic Rock) Producer, songwriter, pianist and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Allen Toussaint has died aged 77. No cause of death has been given. He's survived by his son Clarence, known as Reginald, and daughter Alison.

The Allen Toussaint Quartet were on tour in Spain and WWL report he passed away on Monday - a day after the band played a show at Bilbao's Sala BBK.

Toussaint was born on January 14, 1938, in New Orleans and released his debut album The Wild Sound Of New Orleans in 1958. He would go on to release more than a dozen albums, with his last being 2013's Songbook and was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 1998.

Aside from his playing career, he collaborated, produced and arranged songs for dozens of artists, including Aaron Neville, Paul McCartney, Joe Cocker, Glen Campbell, Irma Thomas, Ernie K-Doe, Chris Kenner, Lee Dorsey, Jessie Hill, Benny Spellman and Al Hirt. Read more - here.

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