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The Allen Toussaint Collection [2LP]

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  • A remastered, expanded edition of the 2005 benefit album Our New Orleans is available for the first time on vinyl and digitally now. The new version includes five previously unreleased tracks by Davell Crawford, Buckwheat Zydeco and Ry Cooder, Dr. Michael White, Dr. John, and The Wardell Quezergue Orchestra featuring Donald Harrison. To date, $1.5 million has been raised from the 2005 release to benefit the New Orleans Habitat Musicians’ Village.

  • A remastered, expanded edition of the 2005 benefit album Our New Orleans will be released for the first time on vinyl on January 29, 2021. The two-LP set, also available then digitally, includes five previously unreleased tracks by Davell Crawford, Buckwheat Zydeco and Ry Cooder, Dr. Michael White, Dr. John, and The Wardell Quezergue Orchestra featuring Donald Harrison. A video of the late Dr. John recording the added track “Walking by the River” in 2005 can be seen here. To date, $1.5 million has been raised from the 2005 release to benefit the New Orleans Habitat Musicians’ Village.

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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
Release Date: 
Friday, May 5, 2017 (All day)
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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. 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
Artist Name: 
Allen Toussaint
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