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Musician Allen Toussaint on the New Orleans Beat

New Orleans songwriter, pianist and singer Allen Toussaint. He has worked with artists like Paul Simon, Ringo Starr, and Elvis Costello. This year, Toussaint recorded "The Ultimate Session" with the New Orleans group Crescent City Gold, and "Rhythm Country and Blues," which received a Grammy Nomination. We replay our 1988 interview with him.


Other segments from the episode on August 26, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 26, 1994: Interview with Allen Toussaint; Interview with Vernel Baneris and Morten Gunnar Larson; Review of the film "Natural Born Killers."


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