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  • A musical farewell to New Orleans music legend Toussaint 
    Updated: Nov-20-15 5:05 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - World-renowned stars and home folks who love New Orleans' rich musical heritage crowded into a historic theater Friday to bid farewell in words and song to Allen Toussaint, a prolific songwriter, performer and producer who died last week at age 77.

  • New Orleans to pay tribute to the great Allen Toussaint 
    Updated: Nov-20-15 7:11 am

    NEW ORLEANS - The city of music is preparing a farewell to musical legend Allen Toussaint, who died earlier this month at the age of 77.

  • New Orleans musician Allen Toussaint dies in Madrid, age 77 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 9:52 am

    MADRID - Legendary New Orleans musician and composer Allen Toussaint, who penned such classics as "Working in a Coal Mine" and "Lady Marmalade," has died after suffering a heart attack following a concert he performed in Spain. He was 77.

  • Jazz beat 76ers 99-71 for 1st victory of season story has photos
    Updated: Oct-30-15 10:59 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - Utah walked off the court a winner to the official sound of another lousy season of 76ers basketball.

  • Obama puts White House light on diversity in American music story has photos
    Updated: Oct-27-15 4:36 am

    WASHINGTON - Whether belting out lyrics to Al Green's "Let's Stay Together," leading a mournful congregation through "Amazing Grace," or tweeting his Spotify music playlist that includes Stevie Wonder and Nina Simone, President Barack Obama has shown that he's a pretty soulful guy.