ANNOUNCER COPY: Coming up… Jim and Greg revisit conversation with Allen Toussaint. The piano legend died earlier this week at age 77. Then the first album in two decades from New Zealand band The Chills.
The great New Orleans pianist, singer, producer, and songwriter Allen Toussaint died on November 10 at the age of 77. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot revisit their conversation with the musical legend. Allen Toussaint sits at the piano and shares stories from his long career including producing “Lady Marmalade,” writing “Workin’ In a Coal Mine,” and penning the theme to The Dating Game. He also performs songs from his throughout his career. This conversation originally aired in 2014.
Jim and Greg review Silver Bullets, the fifth studio album by New Zealand pop band The Chills. This is the cult band’s first album since 1996.
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