RIP Art Neville

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RIP Art Neville

Postby Muskrat » 22 Jul 2019, 19:29

A brother among brothers

Art “Poppa Funk” Neville spent a half-century shaping the sound of New Orleans music. The keyboardist and singer was a founding member of the Meters and the Neville Brothers, and was the voice of the enduring Carnival season anthem “Mardi Gras Mambo.”

Neville died Monday after years of declining health, according to sources close to his family. He was 81.

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Re: RIP Art Neville

Postby never/ever » 22 Jul 2019, 21:33 ... 9ebd6.html

It's sad but what a legacy! The Meters were always one of my top favorite funkateers. And the Neville Brothers were a very classy perpetuation of that.
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Re: RIP Art Neville

Postby pcqgod » 22 Jul 2019, 23:15

A true titan of American music.

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Re: RIP Art Neville

Postby Still Baron » 23 Jul 2019, 13:27

One of my favorite low key singers—he’s there doing his thing and if you’re into it, all the better.

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Re: RIP Art Neville

Postby GoogaMooga » 23 Jul 2019, 19:20

Third major loss for New Orleans this year, it's the end of an era. Imagine founding not one, but two legendary bands. RIP
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Re: RIP Art Neville

Postby fange » 25 Jul 2019, 06:25

R.I.P. Mr. Neville.

One of those voices that was so fucking unique - NOBODY sounded like Art Neville. Sweet and earthy and beautiful.

Thank you man.

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