A report on Bonnie Raitt and Allen Toussaint

Raitt in 2000
Toussaint at the Freret Street Festival,
New Orleans, 2009
Raitt performing at the Berkeley Community Theater, 1976–1977
Toussaint performing in Stockholm in 2009
Raitt at the 1990 Grammy Awards
Allen Toussaint receiving the National Medal of Arts in 2013
Raitt performing at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, April 23, 2004
Raitt with musician Jackson Browne at a 1997 press conference opposing the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository

The song was also recorded by Bonnie Raitt for her 1975 album Home Plate and by Geoff Muldaur (1976), Lowell George (1979), Vince Gill (1993), and Elvis Costello (2005).

- Allen Toussaint

In the film, Raitt performs "What is Success" with Allen Toussaint and band, a song he wrote and that Raitt included on her 1974 album Streetlights.

- Bonnie Raitt
Raitt in 2000

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Cleary in 2008

Jon Cleary (musician)

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British-born American funk and R&B musician based in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he has studied the "musical culture and life of New Orleans" according to his website.

British-born American funk and R&B musician based in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he has studied the "musical culture and life of New Orleans" according to his website.

Cleary in 2008
Jon Cleary, Cornell Williams (b) & A.J. Hall (dr) at INNtöne Jazzfestival, Austria 2016

Cleary performs with a number of prolific musicians including Bonnie Raitt, Taj Mahal, B.B. King, Ryan Adams, and Eric Burdon.

In the film, Cleary performs a piano duo of "Tipitina" with Allen Toussaint.

American DVD cover

Make It Funky (film)

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2005 American documentary film directed, written and co-produced by Michael Murphy.

2005 American documentary film directed, written and co-produced by Michael Murphy.

American DVD cover

The film is narrated by Art Neville, and the interviewees include local music pioneers Allen Toussaint, Lloyd Price, Irma Thomas, and Aaron Neville, contemporary New Orleans musicians Kermit Ruffins and Trombone Shorty, as well as rock musicians Bonnie Raitt and Keith Richards, who describe the influence of New Orleans music on their careers.

Goin' Home: A Tribute to Fats Domino

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2007 tribute album by various artists to Fats Domino, issued by Vanguard Records.

2007 tribute album by various artists to Fats Domino, issued by Vanguard Records.

7) "I Want to Walk You Home" (Domino, Bartholomew) Allen Toussaint and Paul McCartney

10) "I'm in Love Again/All by Myself" (Domino, Bartholomew) Jon Cleary and Bonnie Raitt

1978 press photo of Zevon

Warren Zevon

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American rock singer, songwriter, and musician.

American rock singer, songwriter, and musician.

1978 press photo of Zevon
Zevon touring solo in Heidelberg as the opener for Jackson Browne in 1976
Country rock musician Linda Ronstadt helped popularize Zevon's songs in the 1970s
Comedian and TV host David Letterman was credited by Zevon as "being the best friend my music ever had"
Friend Jackson Browne reunited with Zevon for his final album

Along with his own work, he recorded or performed occasional covers, including Allen Toussaint's "A Certain Girl", Bob Dylan's "Knockin' on Heaven's Door", Leonard Cohen's "First We Take Manhattan", Steve Winwood's "Back in the High Life Again", and Prince's "Raspberry Beret".

Contributors to the album included Nicks, Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, members of the Eagles, Carl Wilson, Linda Ronstadt, and Bonnie Raitt.

Home Plate (album)

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Home Plate is the fifth album by Bonnie Raitt, released in 1975.

1) "What Do You Want the Boy to Do?" (Allen Toussaint) – 3:19