Allen Toussaint – “Southern Nights”

Made popular by Glen Campbell, but originally recorded by Allen Toussaint in Miami in 1975.  “Southern Nights” is the title track from Toussaint’s concept album of the same name. This version is much more psychedelic than the upbeat Glen Campbell version. While the whole album isn’t quite as great as this particular track, it’s still worth a listen.

The Showboys – “Drag Rap”

Old school 1986 Profile Records hit from The Showboys. The “Dragnet Theme”-sampling “Drag Rap (Triggerman)” was a huge hit in the South (mainly New Orleans). The

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