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Allen Toussaint

Allen Richard Toussaint (; January 14, 1938 – November 10, 2015) was an American musician, songwriter, arranger, and record producer. He was an influential figure in New Orleans rhythm and blues from the 1950s to the end of the century, described as "one of popular music's great backroom figures." Many musicians recorded Toussaint's compositions. He was a producer for hundreds of recordings: the best known are "Right Place, Wrong Time", by longtime friend Dr. John, and "Lady Marmalade" by Labelle.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 14, 1938 (New Orleans), Died November 9, 2015 (Madrid)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1968

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 120864 10/16/1968 Now that I've lost you Eldridge Holmes leader  
Decca 120865 10/16/1968 Where is your love Eldridge Holmes leader  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Toussaint, Allen," accessed April 14, 2024,

Toussaint, Allen. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 14, 2024, from

"Toussaint, Allen." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 April 2024.

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