Art Neville

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Arthur Lannon "Art" Neville (born December 17, 1937) is an American singer and keyboardist from New Orleans.

History[edit]

Neville is a part of one of the notable musical families of New Orleans, the Neville Brothers. He was also a founding member of The Meters, and also continues to play with the spinoff group the The Funky Meters.

As a session musician, he has played on recordings by many notable artists from New Orleans and elsewhere, including Labelle (on "Lady Marmalade"), Paul McCartney, Lee Dorsey, Robert Palmer, Dr. John and Professor Longhair. His daughter, Arthel Neville is a journalist and television personality.

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • 1955 "Mardi Gras Mambo" / "Your Time's Up" (Chess 1591) (with the Hawketts)
  • 1957 "Oooh-Whee Baby" / "The Whiffenpoof Song" (Specialty 592)
  • 1958 "Cha Dooky Do" / "Zing Zing" (Specialty 637)
  • 1959 "What's Going On" / "Arabian Love Call" (Specialty 656)
  • 1961 "Too Much" / "That Rock 'n' Roll Beat" (Instant 3236)
  • 1962 "All These Things" / "Come Back Love" (Instant 3246)
  • 1963 "You Won't Do Right" / "Skeet Skat" (Instant 3256)
  • 1963 "Lover of Love (Part 1)" / "Lover of Love (Part 2)" (Cinderella 1201)
  • 1965 "My Babe" / "My Dear Dearest Darling" (Cinderella 1400)
  • 1965 "My Dear Dearest Darling" / "Little Liza Jane" (Cinderella 1401)
  • 1966 "Buy Me A Rainbow" / "Hook Line and Sinker" (Instant 3276)
  • 1966 "House on The Hill (Rock 'n' Roll Hootenanny" / "Darling, Don't Leave Me This Way" (Instant 3281) (rumored to exist)
  • 1968 "Bo Diddley (part 1)" / "Bo Diddley (part 2)" (Sansu 481) (with The Meters)
  • 1968 "Heartaches" / "I'm Gonna Put Some Hurt On You" (Sansu 482) (with The Meters)

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