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Song Travels

Aaron Neville on Song Travels

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Thursday at 3PM, host Michael Feinstein sits down with R&B legend Aaron Neville. This episode is packed full of great music talk and in-studio performances.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Aaron Neville

Friday, July 05, 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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Aaron Neville Returns To His Doo-Wop Roots

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Singer Aaron Neville has been making hit records since the mid-1960s. With a silky smooth and instantly recognizable voice, Neville’s specialty is New Orleans funk, but his latest album, My True Story, revisits the sound of his youth: doo-wop.

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The Queen of Motown; Aaron Neville’s Doo-Wop Roots; New Music From Trixie Whitley

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

In the early 1960s, singer Mary Wells earned the nickname “the Queen of Motown” when she scored multiple hits for the legendary record label -- including her signature song, "My Guy." But there’s a reason that Mary Wells isn’t exactly a household name anymore. Peter Benjaminson, author of the new book Mary Wells: The Tumultuous Life of Motown’s First Superstar, explains.

Plus, legendary singer Aaron Neville revisits the doo-wop songs of his youth with live renditions of songs from his new collection, My True Story.

And, we preview singer Trixie Whitley's new album, Fourth Corner. Stream the triumphant debut album from the powerful blues-rock singer in our Check Ahead series.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Close Watch

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

On today’s show: Frontline producer Martin Smith describes his investigation into why the U.S. Department of Justice has failed to act on what many argue is credible evidence of crimes on Wall Street. Peter Yost talks about his NOVA documentary “Rise of the Drones,” about how robots are revolutionizing warfare. New Yorker writer Margaret Talbot tells us about the life and career of her father Lyle Talbot, a star during the early days of Hollywood. Plus, Aaron Neville on the release of his latest recording “My True Story.”