Posts tagged "Allen Toussaint"

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Cissy Strut" by The Meters

Song Of The Day – “Cissy Strut” by The Meters This 1969 instrumental is practically ground zero for all of Rap and Hip Hop tracks. It’s the essence of songs like this Allen Toussaint-produced classic that informs the genre with its groove and beats. The Meters were formed by Aaron Neville as a backing band... Read more »

Song Of The Day - "Yes We Can Can" by The Pointer Sisters

by Eric Berman Song Of The Day – “Yes We Can Can” by The Pointer Sisters This Allen Toussaint-penned gem comes from the Pointer’s debut album from 1973.  It’s infectious…it’s funky…it’s contagious…it’s been often sampled, but never improved upon!  
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