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Concert with Allen Toussaint.

A live concert with New Orleans songwriter, pianist and singer Allen Toussaint. Toussaint has performed extensively as a session pianist and producer and has written dozens of hits for New Orleans groups like The Nevilles, Irma Thomas, for Paul McCartney, The Wild Tchoupitoulas and The Meters. (Rebroadcast. Originally broadcast on Friday, May 27, 1988.)

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Other segments from the episode on July 4, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 4, 1989: Interview with Allen Toussaint; Commentary on the Coasters; Interview with Lyle Lovett; Review of the film "Basic Plumbing."

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