Allen Toussaint in line for Mojo Award

Allen Toussaint, who will be performing at the Brecon Jazz Festival, has been nominated for a Mojo his compilation album Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky.

Allen Toussaint, who will be performing at the Brecon Jazz Festival, which is part of the Telegraph Hay Festival programme, is in line for a Mojo Award tonight for Compilation Album Of The Year.

Toussaint, 73, has been nominated for the CD Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky.

The CD contains tracks by Fats Domino, Aaron Neville, Willie and Allen, Irma Thomas, Benny Spellman, Jessie Hill and Toussaint himself.

It also features Lee Dorsey's version of the title song Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky (From Now On), which was recorded in 1969.

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