Songbook - Allen Toussaint
Track Listing
  1. Introduction
  2. It's Raining
  3. Lipstick Traces
  4. All These Things
  5. Allen Speaks
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  1. Introduction
  2. It's Raining
  3. Lipstick Traces
  4. All These Things
  5. Allen Speaks
  6. Brickyard Blues
  7. Who's Gonna Help Brother Get Further
  8. With You in Mind
  9. Holy Cow
  10. Introduction to Get Out My Life, Woman
  11. Get Out of My Life, Woman
  12. St. James Infirmary
  13. Soul Sister
  14. The Optimism Blues
  15. It's a New Orleans Thing
  16. Southern Nights
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Allen Toussaint experienced a late-career revival sparked, ironically enough, by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. He had to leave his hometown New Orleans after the hurricane, relocating to New York City where he started to play regular gigs at Joe's Pub and, soon enough, he cut The River in Reverse with Elvis Costello. That 2006 album propelled Toussaint toward a greater audience, leading to more headlining concerts, two of which are chronicled on Rounder's 2013 release Songbook. Recorded in 2009 at Joe's Pub, ...

Songbook 2013, Rounder

UPC: 011661914421

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