Pianist, composer, and record producer Allen Toussaint would be 83 today. He wrote songs for Ernie K-Doe ("Mother In Law"), Dr. John ("Right Place, Wrong Time"), Glen Campbell ("Southern Nights"), Lee Dorsey ("Workin’ In A Coal Mine"), and others. He wrote "Java" and recorded it on his 1958 album The Wild Sound Of New Orleans, on which he played as Tousan. Floyd Cramer covered it in 1962 and just missed hitting the Top 40. The Following year, Al Hirt recorded it, and it reached #4 on the Hot 100.