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Ace songsmith Toussaint passes

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Allen Toussaint, ace songsmith, arranger and producer, passed away November 10. He leaves a rich legacy, regrettably unsung beyond penning LaBelle’s comeback chart-topper “Lady Marmalade,” The Pointer Sisters’ “Yes We Can Can,” Glen Campbell’s “Southern Nights,” and the 1961 classic “Mother-In-Law” by Ernie K-Doe. “Fortune Teller” was recorded by a list of artists, including Robert Plant and Allison Kraus. Continue Reading →

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Singer/songwriter survives hard knocks


To call Chantel SinGs an amazing talent actually understates the case. The well-established vocalist and songsmith (Beautiful Dreams CD) cum radio personality (KMOJ’s Morning Show with Freddie Bell) brandishes the sort of singular ability of which stardom is made. It shouldn’t surprise anyone if she’s the next Twin Cities celebrity to go national. Continue Reading →

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