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The Allen Toussaint Collection [2LP]

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  • When Record Store Day took place last month, among the special items were The Allen Toussaint Collection, a compilation of tracks from his first four albums in its first-ever vinyl release; Emmylou Harris's Queen of the Silver Dollar: The Studio Albums, 1975–79, her first five studio albums on vinyl and a bonus 45 RPM; and Randy Newman's Lonely at the Top: Studio Albums, 1968–77, his first five studio albums on vinyl and a bonus 45 RPM. A limited number of all three vinyl releases is now available in the Nonesuch Store.

  • Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent record stores, takes place this Saturday, April 22, 2017, and included among the releases on that day are The Allen Toussaint Collection, a compilation of tracks from his first four albums in its first-ever vinyl release; Emmylou Harris's Queen of the Silver Dollar: The Studio Albums, 1975–79, her first five studio albums on vinyl and a bonus 45 RPM; and Randy Newman's Lonely at the Top: Studio Albums, 1968–77, his first five studio albums on vinyl and a bonus 45 RPM.

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    The Allen Toussaint Collection, a 1991 compilation of tracks from the legendary New Orleans musician's first four albums—From a Whisper to a Scream; Life, Love and Faith; Southern Nights; and Motion—received its first-ever vinyl release for Record Store Day 2017. This two-LP, three-sided vinyl features a fourth side with an etching of a quotation from Toussaint. The collection is in limited release of 1,500. All Music Guide calls the set "one of the greatest greatest hits albums of '70s soul, funk, and R&B."

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on April 12, 2017 - 5:31pm
Artist Name: 
Allen Toussaint
Release Date: 
Friday, May 5, 2017 (All day)
DescriptionExcerpt: 

The Allen Toussaint Collection, a 1991 compilation of tracks from the legendary New Orleans musician's first four albums—From a Whisper to a Scream; Life, Love and Faith; Southern Nights; and Motion—received its first-ever vinyl release for Record Store Day 2017. This two-LP, three-sided vinyl features a fourth side with an etching of a quotation from Toussaint. All Music Guide calls the set "one of the greatest greatest hits albums of '70s soul, funk, and R&B."

Description: 

The Allen Toussaint Collection, a 1991 compilation of tracks from the legendary New Orleans musician's first four albums—From a Whisper to a Scream; Life, Love and Faith; Southern Nights; and Motion—received its first-ever vinyl release for Record Store Day 2017. This two-LP, three-sided vinyl features a fourth side with an etching of a quotation from Toussaint. The collection is in limited release of 1,500. All Music Guide calls the set "one of the greatest greatest hits albums of '70s soul, funk, and R&B."

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075597940398

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 17:30
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Label: 
2-LP
UPC: 
075597940398
Price: 
21.00
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