Video: Henry Butler 'Get Out of My Life, Woman' at WWOZ Piano Night 2016

Published on: September 21st, 2021

At WWOZ Piano Night on April 25, 2016, the pianists honored the late Allen Toussaint, who died just five months earlier. Henry Butler, who was born on this date in 1948, performed this version of 'Get Out Of My Life, Woman.'

The song was written by Toussaint and recorded by Lee Dorsey in 1966. It reached #5 on the U.S. Billboard R&B chart and #44 on the Hot 100 singles chart in 1966. In subsequent years, the song has been recorded by Solomon Burke, Freddie King, Roy Head, the Kingsmen, and more.

PIANO Henry Butler
DRUMS Herman Lebeaux
BASS David Barard
GUITAR Renard Poche

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