Composer: Allen Toussaint
Lyricist: Vernel Bagneris; Allen Toussaint

Opened: March 18, 1987, Second Avenue Theatre, N.Y.C.
Performances: 118

Big Chief:

1. The Fire This Time, CD/Iguana Records 570 (Cyril Neville) (unverified)

Going Down Slowly:

1. Life, Love And Faith, CD/Warner/ESP 7599266082 (Allen Toussaint)
2. First Time Out, CD/Capricorn 538133 (James Montgomery Band)
3. Steppin', CD/MCA UICY3339 (The Pointer Sisters)
4. Fat Lip, CD/Hammondbeat Records 11 (Missing Link)

Happy Times (inst.):

1. The Complete "Tousan" Sessions, CD/Bear Family 15641 (Allen Toussaint)
2. 30 Years Of Montreux Jazz Festival, CD/Picutin 1967-40000 (Allen Toussaint)
3. The Weapon, Atlantic SD-1638 (David "Fathead" Newman) [reissued on The Weapon/At Home And Abroad, CD/Collectables 6280]
4. All By Hisself; Live At The Lonestar, CD/Skinji Brim 9317 (Dr. John)

I Cried A Tear (cut):

1. My Mother In Law, EMI ELQ-48280 (Ernie K-Doe) (unverified) (as "I Cried My Last Tear") [reissued on Let The Good Times Roll, Vol. 2, CD/Capitol 97394]
2. Soul: Sexual Healing, CD/Digimode 47607 (Soul Diggaz) (unverified) (as "I Cried My Last Tear")

Knocking Myself Out:

1. Whoever's Thrilling You, CD/NYNO Records 9603 (Wallace Johnson) (unverified) (as "Knockin'")
2. Club Connection, CD/Warner Bros. 0927490632 (Countdown Dance Masters) (unverified) (as "Knockin'")

Let's Live It Up:

1. Brother To Brother, CD/Fuel 2000 061323 (Aaron & Art Neville) (unverified) (as "Let's Live")

Lover Of Love:

1. Motion, CD/Warner Bros. 26597 (Allen Toussaint)
2. Soul Stirrings: Ace MS Recordings, CD/Westside Records 541 (Chuck Carbo)

A Mean Old Man's World:

1. Soul Perfection, Action 6007 (Betty Harris) (unverified) (as "Mean Man") [reissued on Soul Perfection Plus, CD/Westside Records 807]
2. Talk Memphis, CD/Texas Music Group 63 (Toni Price) (unverified) (as "Mean Man")
3. Baby, CD/Rough Trade 193 (The Detroit Cobras) (unverified) (as "Mean Man")

Mother-In-Law (added after opening):

1. 45/Capitol 5975 (Gary Paxton)
2. 45/50 States FS-21 (Jimmy McGuire)
3. 45/Fame FM-XW250-W (Clarence Carter)
4. It Will Stand 1960-1963, EMI 17202 (Allen Toussaint)
5. Mother-In-Law, EMI ELQ-48280 (Ernie K-Doe) [reissued on A Real Mother-In-Law for Ya: The Allen Toussaint Sessions 1959-63, CD/Westside Records WESA915]
6. Introducing Herman's Hermits, MGM 4282 (Herman's Hermits) [reissued on Mrs. Brown, You've Got A Lovely Daughter, CD/Reperetoire REP 4424]
7. Big Beat Sounds By The Newbeats, Hickory Records PS-122 (The Newbeats) [reissued on Bread & Butter/Big Beat Sounds, CD/Ace CDCHD1006]
8. Louisiana: Live From Mountain Stage, CD/Blue Plate BPM 306CD (Allen Toussaint)
9. Fresh Air In Concert, CD/Unknown label (Allen Toussaint)
10. New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 1976, CD/Rhino R2-71111 (Ernie I-Doe)
11. New Orleans Jazz, Vol. 3, CD/Mardis Gras 5003 (Dejan's Olympia Brass Band)
12. Swing Jump Jive, CD/North Star Music 218 (Doug James and Sax Gordon)
13. Mardi Gras Combo: Cubanismo! In New Orleans (Cubanismo!)
14. The Kingsmen, Vol. 3, CD/Sundazed SC 6006 (The Kingsmen)
15. Four Score & Several Years Ago, CD/Elektra 61500 (Huey Lewis & The News)
16. PiaNOLA Live, CD/Basin Street Records 08032 (Henry Butler)
17. Surf City Or Bust, CD/Triple X Entertainment 512582 (Metal Mike Saunders, Alison Wonderslam, and Julia Altstatt)
18. Observations In Time, CD/Edsel 429 (The Ohio Players)
19. Red Pond, CD/Tamoki Wambesi 1014 (Charlie Chaplin)
20. Golden Hits/The Best Of The Beats, CD/See For Miles Records 648 (Sandy Nelson)
21. Live - Studio And Stage, CD/Raven 40 (The Easybeats)
22. Rockin' Zydeco Party, CD/Mardis Gras 1061 (Rockin' Dopsie Jr.)

Night People:

1. Changes, MCA 3244 (Etta James)
2. Night People, ABC Records AA-1048 (Lee Dorsey) [reissued on Yes We Can/Night People, CD/Raven 213]
3. Motion, CD/Warner Bros. 26597 (Allen Toussaint)
4. Adams Family Values, CD/PolyGram 521502 (Brian McKnight)
5. Double Fun, CD/Island 9841944 (Robert Palmer)

Ruler Of My Heart:

1. Going Places, CD/Captivating Music (Allen Toussaint's Jazzity Project)
2. Smokin' Classics, CD/Greenwell Records 0062 (Smoky Greenwell)

Victims Of The Darkness:

1. Life, Love And Faith, CD/Warner/ESP 7599266082 (Allen Toussaint)

With You In Mind:

1. Changes, MCA 3244 (Etta James)
2. Easy To Love, Spring 2391260 (Joe Simon) [reissued on Easy To Love/A Bad Case Of Love, CD/Ace CDSEWD-128]
3. Motion, CD/Warner Bros. 26597 (Allen Toussaint)
4. Frankie Miller's High Life, CD/Repertoire RR4724 (Frankie Miller) (two renditions)
5. Warm Your Heart, CD/A&M 75021-5354-2 (Aaron Neville)
6. Silent Pool, CD/Concord Jazz 4745 (Marian McPartland)
7. Blue Lights In The Basement, CD/RCA 66861 (Gladys Knight & The Pips)
8. Groovin', CD/Absolute 0012085 (Paul Carrack)
9. Still Groovin', CD/India Records 4 (Paul Carrack)
10. Creole Love Call, CD/Highnote Records 9707 (Nils Landgren & Joe Sample)

Unrecorded Material:

Devil's Disguise
Discontented Blues
Evil Bumble Bee (cut)
Iko Iko
It's Mardi Gras Time (cut)
Lighting Me A Candle
Look Up (cut)
Mardi Gras Time
My Blue Heaven (cut)
One Monkey Don't Stop No Show
A Pimp Like That
Saved By Grace
We're Gonna Do It Good
What Am I Living For? (cut)
You Knew I Was No Good