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Best know for his slow-burning vocal on the 1967 soul ballad "Nothing Takes the Place of You," Toussaint McCall is also a fine organist, and his keyboard swells and fills on these tracks gives them a special depth. One wishes there were more organ, actually, since two of the most delightful cuts on this collection of singles from the Ronn Record label are organ-led instrumentals, "Shimmy" and "The Toussaint Shuffle." A fine singer with a gospel feel, McCall had a penchant for slow ballads, and heard one after another, that tends to slow things down here. When a mid-tempo song comes up in the sequence, as with "I'm Decided," it sticks out and shines. McCall's slow and funky take on the Gershwin standard "Summertime" sounds just right, however, lazy organ and all.


Born: 1934 in Monroe, LA

Genre: R&B/Soul

Years Active: '60s

At times a stirring soul balladeer, organist/vocalist Toussaint McCall doesn't have a lengthy string of hits. But his 1967 version of "Nothing Takes the Place of You" was among that year's finest performances. It gave McCall his lone R&B hit, reaching number five. It was one of two singles he had that year for Ronn that clicked, the other being "I'll Do It For You," which made the...
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