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Aaron Neville

Aaron Neville artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Studio Sessions

Aaron Neville.

February 15, 2013 Hear Neville's silky voice in renditions of "This Magic Moment" and Charlie Chaplin's "Smile."

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Aaron Neville.

February 14, 2013 Hear the R&B legend play a few songs from My True Story, his new album of doo-wop covers.

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December 18, 2006 It's hard to define Neville's music — he's done country, R&B, pop, gospel — but easy to love it.

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Interviews & Profiles

Aaron Neville's latest album, My True Story, is a collection of the doo-wop songs he grew up singing in New Orleans.

January 24, 2013 Neville's latest album is a collection of the songs he grew up singing in the New Orleans projects.

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Aaron Neville revisits the house where he spent his teen years in uptown New Orleans.

January 1, 2011 Fifty years later, Neville again sings about freedom on a new collection of gospel songs.

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September 9, 2005 Folklorist Nick Spitzer celebrates New Orleans music on the air, despite having evacuated.

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August 31, 2003 The New Orleans singer has been performing jazz standards for decades. His new CD collects a few.

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Discover Songs

August 10, 2009 New Orleans singer Aaron Neville hears the sound of summer in the song "Ting-a-Ling" by The Clovers.

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November 3, 2003 A jazz standard from Aaron Neville; Synth pop duo The Aluminum Group; Instrumental ambience from...

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Radiohead's Thom Yorke leads Atoms for Peace, his supergroup with Flea, Nigel Godrich, Joey Waronker and Mauro Refosco.

December 30, 2012 Hear about anticipated albums for 2013 by Atoms for Peace, Aaron Neville, Rhye and more.

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Aaron Neville's My True Story comes out on Jan. 22.

January 13, 2013 Neville lends his floaty tenor to a handful of unavoidable and unimpeachable doo-wop standards.

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Very Best of Aaron Neville

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Nature Boy: The Standards Album

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  • Artist: Aaron Neville
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I Know I've Been Changed

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  • Album: I Know I've Been Changed
  • Artist: Aaron Neville
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Bring It On Home... The Best of the Soul Classics

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  • Artist: Aaron Neville
 

Believe

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  • Album: Believe
  • Artist: Aaron Neville
  • Label: Tellit/EMI Gospel
  • Released: 2003
 

Devotion

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  • Album: Devotion
  • Artist: Aaron Neville
  • Label: Chordant
  • Released: 2000
 

Clovers

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  • Album: Clovers
  • Artist: The Clovers
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Released: 1956