Allen Toussaint – Life, Love And Faith / Southern Nights / Motion

Double CD – £9.99
Catalog No. BGOCD1211
Life, Love And Faith / Southern Nights / Motion by Allen Toussaint
  • We lost a great musical ambassador in Alan Toussaint on the 10th of November
  • The New Orleans singer, songwriter and producer was one of the legends of Black music, having written songs such as 'Working In The Coal Mine' (Lee Dorsey), 'Pain In My Heart' (Otis Redding), 'Lipstick Traces' (The O'Jays) and 'Fortune Teller' (Benny Spellman)
  • Toussaint worked with almost everybody from The Meters to Paul McCartney
  • Earlier this year, at the age of 77 he did a short season at London's Ronnie Scott's Club
  • Here are Toussaint's three Warner Reprise releases, dating from 1972, 1973 and 1978 
  • Digitally remastered and slipcased
  • Extensive new notes

Tracklist

Life, Love And Faith:

  1. Victims Of The Darkness
  2. Am I Expecting Too Much
  3. My Baby Is The Real Thing
  4. Goin’ Down
  5. She Once Belonged To Me
  6. Out Of The City (Into Country Life)
  7. Soul Sister
  8. Fingers And Toes
  9. I’ve Got To Convince Myself
  10. On Your Way Down
  11. Gone Too Far
  12. Electricity

Southern Nights: 

  1. Last Train
  2. World Wide World Wide
  3. Back In Baby’s Arms
  4. Country John
  5. Basic Lady
  6. Southern Nights
  7. You Will Not Lose
  8. What Do You Want The Girl To Do?
  9. When The Party’s Over
  10. Cruel Way To Go Down

Motion:

  1. Night People
  2. Just A Kiss Away
  3. With You In Mind
  4. Lover Of Love
  5. To Be With You
  6. Motion
  7. Viva La Money
  8. Declaration Of Love
  9. Happiness
  10. The Optimism Blues