A report on Allen ToussaintDr. John and The Meters

Toussaint at the Freret Street Festival,
New Orleans, 2009
Dr. John at the 2007
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
The Meters performing in 2011
Toussaint performing in Stockholm in 2009
Dr. John at the 2006 Jazz à Vienne festival, in Vienne, France
Allen Toussaint receiving the National Medal of Arts in 2013
Dr. John at the Liri Blues Festival, Italy, July 2010
Dr. John performing at Le Poisson Rouge, New York City, 2011

The band performed and recorded their own music from the late 1960s until 1977 and played an influential role as backing musicians for other artists, including Lee Dorsey, Robert Palmer, Dr. John, and Allen Toussaint.

- The Meters

He was a producer for hundreds of recordings, among the best known of which are "Right Place, Wrong Time", by his longtime friend Dr. John, and "Lady Marmalade" by Labelle.

- Allen Toussaint

They later became known as The Meters.

- Allen Toussaint

In 1973, with Allen Toussaint producing and The Meters backing, Dr. John released the seminal New Orleans funk album In the Right Place.

- Dr. John
Toussaint at the Freret Street Festival,
New Orleans, 2009

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