Film, Video Allen Toussaint & Larry Appelbaum

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Title
Allen Toussaint & Larry Appelbaum
Summary
Prior to a concert by Allen Toussaint and Henry Butler at the Library of Congress, Toussaint sat for an interview with Larry Appelbaum about his hit records, life in the recording studios, the New Orleans piano tradition, Professor Longhair, the challenges of songwriting and producing and the impact of Hurricane Katrina.
Event Date
November 07, 2007
Notes
-  Allen Toussaint (b. 1938) is an American musician, songwriter, record producer and one of most influential figures in New Orleans popular music. He has worked with a wide range of artists including Elvis Costello, Patti LaBelle, Dr. John, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Etta James, Aaron Neville and many others. Toussaint began his studio career supervising recordings for Minit Records and Instant Records in New Orleans, writing and producing hits for Ernie K-Doe, Irma Thomas, Art and Aaron Neville, Chris Kenner and Benny Spellman. His string of hits continued with the songs "Java" and "Whipped Cream" (Herb Alpert), "Yes, We Can Can" (Pointer Sisters), "Sneaking Sally Through The Alley" (Robert Palmer), "Lady Marmalade" (LaBelle) and "Southern Night" (Glen Campbell).
-  Larry Appelbaum is a music specialist at the Library of Congress.
Related Resources
Music Division & Performing Arts Reading Room: http://www.loc.gov/rr/perform/
Running Time
38 minutes, 14 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
online text

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