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Allen Toussaint, reluctant solo star
Allen Toussaint's vast impact on music the last 50 years is sometimes underappreciated because much of his best work has come behind the scenes. And that's just fine with the softspoken, 75-year-old New Orleans songwriter and producer, whose greatest songs – from "Working in the Coalmine" to "Southern Nights" – were often popularized by other artists.
November 7, 2013