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Aaron Neville

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Grammy Award-winning singer Aaron Neville talks about his latest album, “My True Story” and his upcoming tour. Neville revitalizes some of his favorite songs from the doo-wop era and beyond, including “Tears on My Pillow” and “Under the Boardwalk.” In March PBS will air the special Aaron Neville: Doo Wop: My True Story—a concert filmed in November at New York’s Brooklyn Bowl. Neville was joined by musicians and guests including Paul Simon, Joan Osborne, Eugene Pitt of the Jive Five, and Dickie Harmon from the Del-Vikings.

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Comments [3]

clive betters

we all like what we happen to like;but to me,most doo-wop is just so drippy,sacharine,and ridiculously sentimental. i love AN's voice though,and most of his work.

Jan. 22 2013 02:28 PM
Sheree from Manhattan

Some years ago (before I owned a CD player---that's how long), I bought Mr. Neville's Christmas album on cassette tape. Perfection! His phrasing is like no one else's.

Jan. 22 2013 01:53 PM
jgarbuz from Queens

To me "doo wop" is my soul music. No other music makes me feel as happy as the old, original doo wop songs. It takes me back to my happy albeit misspent teen years. In 1961 there would be a group harmonizing together on every corner and alley and stairway in Brooklyn. My favorite groups including the Crests, the Skyliners, and the Tymes. I love all kinds of music, but nothing makes my heart sing like good old doo wop.

Jan. 22 2013 01:46 PM

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