Thursday, April 10
Mr. Allen Toussaint: Funky Songwriter and Hit Smashing Machine! One of the Father’s of Funk and a master of musical production, perfomance and composition! All the songs on today’s program were written by Allen Toussaint, and he played on some of them too!
Songs included in the set:
Fortune Teller- Robert Plant&Allison Krause, Whoever is Thrilling You – Ernie K-Doe, Frankie Miller – Play Something Sweet (Brickyard Blues), Everything I Do Gonna be Fuhnky – Lee Dorsey, Mother in Law – Gary Paxton (featuring Clarence White), Whipped Cream – Herb Alpert, Cissy Strut – The Meters, On Your Way Down – Little Feat, Get Out My Life Woman – Soloman Burke, Working in a Coal Mine – DEVO, I Feel Good- The Artwoods, Right Place Wrong Time – Dr. John, Yes We Can – The Pointer Sisters, Southern Nights – Glen Campbell, Liverpool Fool – Browning Bryant, Riverboat – Van Dyke Parks, I Like It Like That – Chris Kenner, Fortune Teller- The Rolling Stones, It’s Rainging – Irma Thomas, Last Train – Allen Toussaint, Holy Cow – The Band, I’m Rolling With The Punches – Millie Jackson, A Certain Girl – The Yardbirds, Blinded By Love- Browning Bryant, Hercules – Aaron Neville, Freedom of the Stallion – Three Dog Night, What Do You Want the Boy To Do? – Bonnie Raitt, Ride Your Pony – Betty Harris